John H. Clarke
January 30, 1924 ~ July 16, 2014
John H. Clarke passed away on July 16, 2014 in the Creston Valley at the age of 90 years.
John was born to parents Helen and Harry on January 30, 1924 in St. Ignatius, Montana. He was raised in the Okanogan Valley in Washington State where he graduated from Omak High School.
He served in the US Navy during World War II, in the South Pacific as a medic. John returned to attend Central Washington College where he received his masters in education.
John married his first wife Margie, and together they had four children. After she passed away, he married Nathel Lincecum in 1973 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. They immigrated to Canada in 1974, spending thirty-two years in Northern B.C. before moving to Creston.
John is survived by his wife of 41 years Nathel Clarke, six children, nineteen grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
John really enjoyed spending time fishing and watching and playing sports.
He was a pastor, evangelist, missionary, teacher, coach, pilot, writer and world wide church planter.
A Celebration of Life Service was held on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at New Life Christian Church with Paster Herman Koehoorn officiating.