DANVILLE – Clark D. Bolser, 71, of Danville passed away at 7:57 a.m. Wednesday (March 23, 2016) at home.
He was born on July 9, 1944, in Danville to Fay and Marsonne Dudley Bolser. Clark married Cheryl Faulkner; they separated and he later married Marcia Gerdes. Both survive.
Also surviving are one son, Mark (Ginna) Bolser of Danville; one stepson, David Gerdes of Evansville, Ind.; one stepdaughter, Julie (Jay) Fruhling of Fairmount; two brothers, Donald (Dorothy) Bolser of Fairmount and Phillip (Mary Alice) Bolser of Richmond, Ind.; two sisters, Mona Swearingen of Tilton and Mignon (Terry) Crawford of Plymouth, Ind.; four grandchildren, Kaelin Sager, Owen Bolser, Kristopher Bolser and Madelyn Bolser; four stepgrandchildren, Colby Fruhling, Whitney (Cody) Cochran, Jesse Fruhling and Thea Fruhling; two step-great-grandchildren, Kelly Cochran and Georgia Fruhling; "Uncle Dudley's Girls," Nikki Moulton and Jennie Black; and his lifelong friend, John Harrier.
He was preceded in death by one brother-in-law, Harlan Swearingen, and one nephew, Bruce Swearingen.
Clark was the president of Mid-States Railcar, and been a car man on the railroad for many years. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, and a member of GAO Grotto in Danville.
He enjoyed boating, vacationing and spending time with his family and wife. He had also served in the Army Reserves.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Robison Chapel in Catlin, with Pastor Darren Jenkins officiating. Visitation will be from noon to service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. Cremation rites will follow the service.
Memorials may be made to the GAO Grotto in his memory.
The family will hold a Friends and Family Reunion and Life Celebration Event at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Catlin Community Center.