WALLA WALLA — Kory Raymond Clark, 53, of Walla Walla died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, at his home. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at 4 p.m. at Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder, in Walla Walla.

Mr. Clark  was born April 24, 1957, in Crawford, Neb., to George and Jacque Lyn Clark.  He graduated from Crawford High School, where he played football and was on the wrestling team. 

He worked for Northern Pacific Railroad for 11 years in Nebraska and then moved to Pendleton in 1988. He worked for Pay ‘N Pak and PGG for several years before transferring to the Washington State Penitentiary, where he was a correctional officer for the last 23 years.

Survivors include his wife Judy and son Trevor Reser at home; son Sandi Kyle of South Dakota; daughters Amber Corona and Miranda Clark, both of Pendleton; son Tyson Clark of Walla Walla; brothers Kasey Clark of Nebraska, Kirby Clark of Pendleton, Kris Clark of Nebraska and Karl Clark of Iowa; sisters Kim Fitzler of Nebraska and Kathy Clark of South Dakota; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandfather and an aunt. 

Memorial contributions may be made through Herring Groseclose.

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