Clark Nelson Bush

Clark Nelson Bush

Clark Nelson Bush, age 63, of Gloversville, died December 17, 2017, at his home.

He was born October 22, 1954, in Gloversville, the son of Donald and Iris (Brockhum) Bush. He was raised by his mother and his stepfather, Nelson Poyfair.

Clark served in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Vietnam War. He was later employed as a tanner by Lee Dye for many years. He also worked for several years at Cherry Valley Memorials.

He was married on July 4, 1989, to Suzanne Marie Loux Bush, who died on September 29, 1998.

Clark is survived by his companion, Donna Phelps of Gloversville; three children, Henry Bush (Maria) and Frederick Nelson Bush, both of Gloversville and Kim Benfi (Joe) of Virginia Beach, VA; two stepdaughters, Marilyn Warner of Florida and Christina Warner of Gloversville; a half-sister, Lisa Bush of Clifton Park; 10 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; several nephews and cousins.

The family will receive relatives and friends from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, December 22, at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville, where a funeral service will follow at noon with the Rev. Dr. R.W. Williams officiating.

Interment with military honors will follow at Ferndale Cemetery, Johnstown.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 78517, Topeka, KS 66675 or Salvation Army of Gloversville, 10 Spring St., Gloversville, NY 12078.

Online condolences to the family may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com.