Howard “Gene” Clark died Dec. 30. He was 69.

Mr. Clark was born Jan. 23, 1943, in Houston, Texas to Howard Clark and Roselle LaVaughn Johnson. He served in the Navy from 1960-’66, and had been a member of UA Local 290 since 1987-2005 as a classified building trades journeyman pipefitter.

He is survived by his wife, Nena and her children, Cameron Clark and Madison Young, Oregon; daughter, Wendy LeVaughn Clark; stepdaughter, Immaculada Belleza (Christopher), Tampa, Fla.; stepson, Nelbert Paner; seven grandchildren; sisters, Mary Grace Clark, Denten, Texas, and Barbara (Bill) Coleman, Conway, Ark. and Donna (David) Mulla, Vancouver; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Holy Trinity Church in Beaverton.