Wellman Lewis “Buddy” Clark, Jr., 77 – Southern Maryland News Net


Wellman Lewis “Buddy” Clark, Jr., 77, of Great Mills, MD passed away peacefully at his home on September 2, 2022 with his loving family by his side.

He was born September 29, 1944 in West Lafayette, IN to the late Wellman Lewis Clark, Sr. and Margaret Reynolds.

Buddy graduated in 1962 from Northwood High School in Silver Spring, MD. He also graduated from Salem County Vocational Technical School in Carneys Point, NJ with a diploma in glassblowing. He began his glassblowing career with the Naval Research Lab in Washington DC On June 28, 1969 he married his beloved wife, Camilla Louise “Candy” (née: Pownell) Clark in Warren, OH. Together they celebrated over 53 wonderful years of marriage. He then owned and operated Taylor Rental Company for over 18 successful years before his retirement. He was a member of the President’s League during his tenure at Taylor Rental’s. He also worked during tax season with Jackson Hewitt to help people with their income taxes.

He was a devoted member of the Church of the Nazarene in Hollywood and Leonardtown. He has volunteered in many missions and as a summer camp counselor for over 20 years at Summit Lake. He has played many sports and bowled in the Esperanza Men’s Bowling League with his son, Josh. He was a huge Washington Redskins and Washington Nationals fan. He has served as an umpire for the Southern Maryland Softball Leagues and Church Leagues. He also played and coached football. He and his wife loved to travel, especially to Hawaii, Peru, Bermuda and Alaska. Every year they traveled to Florida to visit his sister and other family members. He enjoyed spending time with his family, which was his greatest pride and joy.

In addition to his beloved wife, Candy, Buddy is also survived by his son, Joshua Adam Clark (MaryAnn) of Leonardtown, MD, his sister, Sharon Ingleton (Bill) of Florida; his grandchildren, Miranda Thompson (Russ Dean) of Avenue, MD and Shelby Lynn Thompson of Leonardtown, MD; his great-grandson, Trevor Michael Piaquadio of Leonardtown, MD; his nieces, Stacey R. Waters Chayka (Bobby) of Leonardtown, MD and Camilla Helmbrecht of Mechanicsville, VA; his nephew, Scott Ingleton of WV; his great-nephews: Hudson, Archer and Lincoln Chayka, all of Leonardtown, MD; and many extended family members and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends for the celebration of Buddy’s life on Friday, September 16, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with a funeral service celebrated at 11:00 a.m. by the Reverend Eric Folk, at Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. The burial will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Leonardtown Nazarene Church, PO Box 1110, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

You can watch the live stream on Buddys Livestream.

Condolences may be offered to the family at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.

Arrangements by Brinsfield Funeral Home, PA

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