Curtis Clark, also known as “Curt” peacefully transitioned on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Curtis was born to the late Dan Harris, Jr. and Betsy Ruth (Clark) Harris on April 10, 1947 in Charleston, Mississippi.
Curtis relocated to Joliet, IL in 1967 and was drafted to the United States Army in 1968. Where he served during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged in 1970. Curtis returned home and started his career at Caterpillar as a welder, mechanic, and many other positions. He retired in 2015 after 42-½ years of dedicated service.
In 1980 he married the love of his life, Ethel Jean. From this union three wonderful children were born. He was a loving and devoted husband, son, father, and grandfather.
Curtis is preceded in death by his father Dan Harris, Jr; brother, Andrew Harris; and sister, Barbara Jean Harris.
Curtis Is survived by his beloved family; wife, Ethel Jean Clark; sons, Curtery (Karlkeiya) of Plainfield, IL and Tyrone Clark of Chicago, IL; daughters, Shalisa Clark of Shorewood, IL and Maria Nelson of Chicago, IL; mother, Betsy Ruth Harris of Joliet, IL; brothers, Freddie (Betty) Clark of Joliet, IL, William (Marie) Harris of Texas, Forest (Carol) Harris of Joliet, IL, and Monterry (Cindy)Harris of Ottawa, IL; sisters, Hazel Harris of Joliet, IL, Janie (Ron) Ballard, and Cynthia Lanners; five grandchildren, Katiera Clark, Jayden (His Right Hand Man) Jones, Curterry Clark, Janiyah Perry, and Dreya Moore; also aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
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