wm barry 'huggy bear'clark
Wm Barry “Huggy Bear” Clark, 69, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Owensboro on December 11, 1949 to the late Robert W. Clark, Jr. and Anna Dean Horton Clark. Barry was retired from Whirlpool where he worked in shipping and receiving. He was a union steward and worked for whirlpool for 40 years. He was a graduate of Daviess County High School in 1967 and a member of Crazy Horse Mustang Club. He enjoyed cars, cars, cars, and cars (he lived and breathed cars). Barry also enjoyed NASCAR and UK Sports. Barry is survived by his wife of 46 years, Bonnie Hagan Clark, his brother, Jay (Kim) Clark of Santa Claus, Indiana, his niece, Angie Clark, his nephews, Jeffrey Clark, Cameron Clark, and several other nieces and nephews. Services will be 10:00 am Monday, March 4, 2019 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Sunday, and again from 9:00 am to 10:00 am Monday at the funeral home. Inurnment will take place at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Humane Society; 3101 West 2nd Street; Owensboro, Kentucky 42301, and Habitat for Humanity; 1702 Moseley Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Clark. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Wm Barry “Huggy Bear” Clark at www.haleymcginnis.com

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  1. I always thought hugga bear was a great guy. Loved his cars and boy could he make them look sharp. He was also a great friend of my fathers and my dad respected him very much. You will be missed greatly.
    Darek Conley and family

  2. Bonnie so sorry about Barry! Met him when I was 14, he was a good person always friendly and smiling. I’m sure he and Pete are up there talking cars. Thoughts and prayers to you.

  3. So sorry to hear that “Huggy Bear” has passed away. I remember him as a happy person. I gave him a ride home from Sears one night and he told me all about working at Whirlpool with my husband, Gary Bowlds. Huggy Bear and my husband had great respect f

  4. So very sorry for your loss Bonnie! Prayers lifted for strength and may God walk this painful journey with you!!!

    Debbie Blandford

  5. So sorry for your loss Bonnie, prayers sent for you and your family, I remember him as a friendly and happy person. When you get some time later on I would love to hear from you. I don’t get out and about much. I would welcome any news about your siste

  6. Bonnie I am so sorry for what you are going through. Wanted to be there for you but with sickness and work could not get there. Remembering all the good times we had, in our younger days. We lost track of time but you two have always been in my thoughts.

  7. Bonnie, So very sorry for the loss of Barry. Thoughts and prayers be with you during this painful time and the days ahead.

  8. Bonnie, We are so very sorry to hear about the death of Barry. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Sandy and Bill Boyken

  9. Bonnie, As we are now living in Lexington we just heard the passing of our old friend Barry. We are so sorry for your loss. We will be praying for you. Love, Agnes & Pat Hamilton

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