Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

May 8, 2014

Franklin Douglas Clark Jr.


Mineral Wells Index

— SANTO – Franklin Douglas Clark Jr., 71, passed away on April 28, 2014.

A memorial service is 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home in Mineral Wells. Burial will be private.

Doug was born Nov. 23, 1942, in Staunton, Va., son of the late Franklin Douglas Sr. and Frances Johnson Clark. He proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1961-64. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from TCU and a Jurisprudence Doctorate from South Texas College of Law. He practiced family law in Fort Worth and Mineral Wells for more than 40 years and served as a Tarrant County circuit court judge.

He was involved in several organizations, including the Chisholm Trail Roundup, Texas Cattlemen’s Association and the Annual Ryan Place Fourth of July Parade. For the past decade, he enjoyed living and playing on his ranch in Santo.

Doug is survived by his children, Amy Waldon and husband, Steve, Russell Clark and wife, Amanda; granddaughters, Ivy Waldon and Raine Grape; sister, Blair Clark and husband, George Dmytrenko; and nephew, Michael Dmytrenko.

Should friends desire, memorials may be given to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home