William T. Clark

November 23, 1931 - September 22, 2017

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CLARK, William T. Beloved husband of Arizona Clark for 35 years.  Loving father of Billy (Traci), Ritchie (Sheli) and Eric (Sally) Clark, Shauna (John) Heeg and Tony (Jane), Tammy, Tommy (Darlene) and Tim (Rhonda) Oakes. Grandfather of 21 and great-grandfather of 16. Passed away September 22, 2017. Age 85. Visitation will take place at the Hodapp Funeral Home 6410 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd., LIBERTY TWP., Wednesday from 11am until Funeral Service at 1pm. Condolences to hodappfuneralhome.com

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Williams Family - Oct 2, 2017
Condolences to the Clark family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, "heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds." May God bring you comfort and peace.
John - Sep 30, 2017
My sincere condolences to the Clark family. So many Moeller athletes benefitted so much from the weight training and coaching, I'll always have great memories of the way that the Clark's opened their home to so many people. Like so many others, Bill and Judy made a difference in my life and I will always be grateful for the privilege of being a part of the Moeller family. God bless you Bill.
Urban Jones - Sep 29, 2017
Mr. Clark was a great man who knew what it took to develop boys into great athletes and "Men of Moeller!"
steve Sylvester - Sep 28, 2017
My deepest sympathy to the entire Clark family for the loss of this great man. I had the good fortune of having Bill as one of my offensive line coaches. Bill was tough,honest,consistent and possessed an incredible work ethic. It was a privilege to know him. I had the good fortune to visit with him about 6 weeks ago. I learned about his service in the Marine Corps and listened to him describe how he got his job at P&G. In both cases his discipline and persistence paid dividends. What a wonderful man. The world was a better place with him and he will be very difficult to replace. Thank you Bill for everything you have done for me and the many others you influenced through your most successful life. Most Sincerely, Syl
Pat White - Sep 27, 2017
Bill was a tough man who always had a kind smile for me. God love you Coach.
Pat White - Sep 27, 2017
Bill was a tough man who always had a kind smile for me. God love you Coach.
Dave Schwarber '71 - Sep 27, 2017
Coach - you will be missed. I remember well the days on the field and the nights in your basement. You always believed in us, and taught us to believe in ourselves. The work ethic you showed by example has been a blessing to me throughout my life. Thanks Coach! Rest in Peace.
McDonald - Sep 26, 2017
My prayers are with the Clark family. Bill was inspirational in getting us into great shape with the weight training in his basement. The work ethic he and all the coaches instilled in me have served me well through the years. A great man, a great coach, a great leader. Rest In Peace.
Mike Hacker - Sep 26, 2017
Coach Clark has been a cornerstone in the Moeller Family for so many years. I, too, recall, my earliest trips to Coach Clark's basement for lifting - 3- 4 x / week for 4 years. The lifting instructions and work ethic he gave me are still with me today. Thanks Coach Clark for being a true leader of men. Mike Hacker - Class of 1970.
George Marklay - Sep 26, 2017
As an asst. coach in the early Faust/Clark era, and from a distance, Coach G. and myself could hear Coach Clark driving you guys on the seven man sled. A true inspiration to many of us. He passed with a lot of blue and gold in his heart.
Jeff Liebert - Sep 26, 2017
Clark Family- I am sorry for your loss. Bill was a great friend and a steady influence to fellow coaches and players alike. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family.
Lorene Friedman - Sep 26, 2017
On behalf of the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., please accept our deepest condolences in memory of your loved one. The loss of a love one, can leave you with a lot of unanswered question, feelings of stress and anxiety and grief that make events so difficult to handle. A large part of the mission of Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., is to honor, respect and remember all fallen Veterans of our Military Armed Forces who have worn the uniform of our country and was willing to stand for our freedom. No one can prepare you for the loss of a love one. It comes like a swift wind. However, may you take comfort in knowing that your love one is now resting in the arms of our Heavenly Father. At this difficult time in your life, we pray that God will grant you the serenity and peace that you need to get through this. May you stay strong and know that you are remembered in our thoughts and prayers. We sincerely hope that you can find some solace knowing that your loss is shared so deeply. Lorene Friedman, BSMA PCP
John Stigler - Sep 26, 2017
Mrs. Clark, my memory is so clear of Bill and you graciously opening your home to us those many years ago in order for us to come lift weights in your basement. What generosity! Bill's commitment to Moeller football, but even more to we the players, is something for which I will always be grateful. Bill was a mentor and friend to so many of us. Rest in peace, my friend.
Tom Backhus - Sep 26, 2017
Bill, I sit here and try to come up with a way to say what it is you meant to me and all of us at the start of the great tradition that became Moeller High School football. All I can say is 'Thank You' for what you did for me and for all of us. You will always be alive in my life.
Jim Stofko - Sep 26, 2017
One of the Moeller Greats! Coach Clark helped me a ton before, during, & after Moeller. A great man & dear friend. Going to miss you. God Bless
- Sep 26, 2017
A Korea War Vet....And when he goes to heaven,,To St Peter he will tell,One more MARINE reporting Sir,I've serve my time in Hell
Gary Drexler - Sep 26, 2017
Thank You Bill, for opening your home and your heart to many of the Men of Moeller. I am sure that this will provide comfort to family and friends knowing that you gave so much, and asked for nothing in return. RIP Mr. Clark.
Nick Haverkos (67) - Sep 25, 2017
One of Moeller's advantages in those early years was due to the weight and strength program Bill started. Many stories can be told of the days and nights and often mornings lifting in the basement. Not only Bill but wife and family contributed to that basement program, as all were welcomed day and night. A Moeller legend, that so many owe so much. Was so great to see you at functions recently. You will always be in my memory.
Jack Monahan - Sep 25, 2017
He was a great inspiration to all of us in the Moeller football program. He will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers for the whole Clark family.
Terry Byrnes '73' - Sep 25, 2017
Very sad. He was the off the field and in the weight room hero of Moeller HS. He took small folks like me and helped us achieve goals neither myself or others thought possible. I will miss him. Prayers to him and his family.
Jack Harpring "67" - Sep 25, 2017
Bill, thank you. In 1964, I entered 'the basement' for the 1st time - met Bill, wife and weight lifting friends. Definitely one of the main cornerstones of 'Big Moe' football. Made Moeller 'head and shoulders' over the competition and was ahead of his time. We loved you also as an offensive line coach.
- Sep 25, 2017
Semper Fidelis!
Fred and Deloris Kingery - Sep 25, 2017
Our Deepest Sympathy on your loss. Love, Fred and Deloris Kingery
James (Jim) - Sep 25, 2017
Coach Clark gonna miss you Marine! Semper Fidelis!
Pat White - Sep 25, 2017
Bill was a tough man who always had a kind smile for me. God love you Coach.
Keino Williams - Sep 25, 2017
Bill Clark, an incredible Man, US Marine and Coach at Moeller HS. I met Bill in the early 1990s at Bally's in Blue Ash where he was a trainer. He was always great to talk to and inspirational. I recently saw him again at LA Fitness at Harpor's Point back during the winter of this year still training his clients. It was an honor to see and talk to him again about our past experiences at Moeller. Sending our prayers to the Clark family. I will miss you coach! Keino Williams (Moe '87)
Fred Shriner - Sep 25, 2017
The Moeller football team of 1965 is grateful for all that Bill has done for us!!
Greg - Sep 25, 2017
Bill was one of the cornerstones of the Moeller Football program. I remember as a Freshman lifting in his basement with about 20 other players down there. And Bill's wife would say hello and goodbye to each player as they came and went. He encouraged all of us guys to be seriuos about or lifting technique convincing us that it would pay dividends on the field. Look at Moellers reputation all these years and you can see Bills handiwork all over it. RIP Bill, and Go Big Moe!
- Sep 25, 2017
Rest in Peace Marine
Dennis Riedmiller - Sep 25, 2017
Sad day. Good guy from my days at Moelller and Coach then and most recently! Also fun and loving!
Larry Galluzzo - Sep 25, 2017
Bill was a true and loyal friend to so many. A great guy that will be missed. I love you Bill.
Glenn smallwood "67" - Sep 25, 2017
The contribution of coach Clark to the building of the greatest high school football program in history can never be forgoten or underestimated. I remember the basment weight room. A great man and a crusader till he died. The Miller family will miss you coach.
Thomas P. - Sep 25, 2017
RIP Coach Clark. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May the soul of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen. Tom O'Brien (Moeller '84)
Tammy Simendinger - Sep 25, 2017
I am so sorry to hear about your dad. He was a great guy and touched so many lives.