In memory of
Tom C. Clark
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In memory of
Tom C. Clark
Tom C. Clark 1929 - Sept. 26, 2020 Tom Coyle Clark, Columbia, South Carolina and formerly of Portland, Ore., passed away Sept. 26, 2020 at the age of 91. Tom grew up in Beaumont, Texas. He attended Kilgore JC and Southwestern University on athletic scholarships, before graduating from the University of Portland. For most of his adult life, Tom lived in the Portland area, where he was an insurance executive, property manager, and investor. For many years, he was also a major force for Tennis in Portland Parks, a youth outreach program. Tom also founded a non-profit organization, People Helping People, to assist folks transitioning from substance abuse, mental health problems, and other difficulties. He operated halfway homes in Portland and in Beaumont. After retirement, Tom returned to Texas before eventually moving to South Carolina. In 2017, he published "Pass It On; Sharing Life's Lessons." Those wishing to make memorial contributions are encouraged to consider the Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina (PCSC) Foundation, 2817 Ashland Road, Columbia, SC 29210, or a charity of your choice. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Tom C. Clark
Tom C. Clark 1929 - Sept. 26, 2020 Tom Coyle Clark, Columbia, South Carolina and formerly of Portland, Ore., passed away Sept. 26, 2020 at the age of 91. Tom grew up in Beaumont, Texas. He attended Kilgore JC and Southwestern University on athletic scholarships, before graduating from the University of Portland. For most of his adult life, Tom lived in the Portland area, where he was an insurance executive, property manager, and investor. For many years, he was also a major force for Tennis in Portland Parks, a youth outreach program. Tom also founded a non-profit organization, People Helping People, to assist folks transitioning from substance abuse, mental health problems, and other difficulties. He operated halfway homes in Portland and in Beaumont. After retirement, Tom returned to Texas before eventually moving to South Carolina. In 2017, he published "Pass It On; Sharing Life's Lessons." Those wishing to make memorial contributions are encouraged to consider the Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina (PCSC) Foundation, 2817 Ashland Road, Columbia, SC 29210, or a charity of your choice. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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2817 Ashland Rd
Columbia, SC 29210
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