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James Walter Clock

November 29, 1936 ~ September 23, 2021 (age 84)

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James Walter Clock, 84, of  Prudenville passed away on Thursday September 23, 2021 at home with his loving family by his side.

James was born on November 29, 1936 in Ovid, Michigan to Walter and Helen (Updegradff) Clock. He grew up in the Ovid area and graduated from Fulton Township High School near Maple Rapids.  On April 19, 1958 in Ovid, James was married to Gayla Louise  Bashore. James worked in the Laboratory for Michigan Milk Producers Association  in Ovid from 1957 to 1999.  He was a Cub Scout and Boy Scout Leader for many years. He served as Treasurer for his bowling league for several years and was an avid fisherman.  James served the city of Ovid as a Trustee on the City Council and served several years as Mayor Pro Tem for Ovid..

Surviving Mr. Clock are his loving wife of 63 years, Gayla Louise Clock of Prudenville; two sons, Brook (Kathie) Clock of St. Johns, and Brian (Julie) Clock of Prudenville; four grandchildren, Megan, Mallory, Holly (Nathan Cooley), and Bailey; three great grandchildren, John, Kensi, and Reagan; sister, Audrey Bancroft of Ovid; several nieces and nephews.  James was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Elaine Moorehouse; and brother, Charlie Clock. 

A Graveside Service will be conducted on Monday October 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm at Maple Grove Cemetery, Ovid.   Memorial contributions in memory of James are asked to be directed to Heartland Hospice, 564 Progress St, West Branch, MI 48661. Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel is serving the family. Condolences can be sent to the family online at 

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Graveside Service
October 25, 2021

12:00 PM
Maple Grove Cemetery, Ovid
275 E. Elm Street
Ovid, MI 48866
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