Floyd Francis Clark


Floyd Francis Clark, 91, former Cleburne resident, noted poet, author and retired Peace Officer with the Tarrant County Sheriff's Department, passed away July 2, 2019. Visitation will be 6-8:00 P.M. Friday July 5, 2019, at the funeral home. Graveside service will be conducted 10:00 A.M., Saturday, July 6, 2019 in the Laurel Land Cemetery in Fort Worth.

Floyd F. Clark was born October 4, 1927, in Johnson County. He was a 1945 graduate of Cleburne High School. He was a Senior Traffic Clerk for Montgomery Ward's catalog house, prior to joining the Tarrant County Sheriff's Department, June 6, 1986. He was honored by Supervision and fellow officers of the new Correctional Center as "Deputy of the Year-1993."

His interests were varied; but, his lifetime efforts as a published author and poet were well recognized.

Clark was active in several local senior community group including Plaza Medical Hospital's Senior Friends, and retired employees of Montgomery Ward. He was also a member of the International Society of Poets, and a recognized published author. His autobiography, "The Dark Days of October" won public acclaim.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Osceola Clark; a brother, J.W. Clark and wife Helen; Nephew, Jerel Wayne Clark and niece Betty Markum Gann.
He is survived by nephew David Lewis Clark and wife Rita of Kopperl, one great niece; 6 great nephews; plus a host of friends and relatives.
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Published on July 2, 2019
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2 posts

Jul 05, 2019
I am his cousin. He was the 1945 Drum Major at Cleburne High School. My mother and his mother were sisters
David W. Montgomery
Jul 03, 2019
I had the distinct honor and privilege to work with Deputy Clark for many years with TCSO. He will be remembered and missed by many. May the Lord bless you all.