Augustine Edward Clarke II, 85, of Harrodsburg, husband of Sallie Montgomery Clarke, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at the Richmond Place Rehabilitation and Health Center in Lexington.
Born Nov. 10, 1926 in Lexington, he was the son of the late Augustine Edward and Lucille “Lucy” McKinivan Clarke. He served as a Sgt. in the US Army and was a member of the St. Andrew Catholic Church. He was an Ashland Oil agent, was with Clarke, Stewart and Woods Construction Company for eight years and was President of Lewis Transport Inc. for 31 years. He was active in the VFW and American Legion for many years, as well as the Jaycee’s and Lion’s Clubs.
Survivors in addition to his wife include two daughters, Margaret McKinivan Clarke (Dax) Carmickle of Lexington and Elizabeth Wathan Clarke of Atlanta, Ga.; two sons, Augustine Edward “Gus” (Cheryl) Clarke III of Atlanta, Ga. and Alexander Kenrick Hughes Clarke of Zug, Switzerland; two sisters, Patricia Clarke Keller of Harrodsburg and Lucille Clarke (David) Kelton of Bloomfield Hills, Mich. and three grandchildren.