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Richard Allen "Dick"  Lark
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Obituary for Richard Allen "Dick" Lark

Richard A. “Dick” Lark, 71, of Hedgesville, WV went to be with his Lord on August 30, 2017.

Dick was born on January 12, 1946 in Short Gap, WV, the son of the George M. and Grace Irene Simpson Lark. He was a technician for 34 ½ years for the Rubbermaid Corporation in Winchester, VA. Dick was a member of the Woodbine Assembly of God near Clearbrook, VA & had a love of hunting, fishing, camping. He especially enjoyed being with his grandkids.

Dick married Alice Iser Lark on October 15, 2004 in Winchester, VA.

Surviving along with his wife is a daughter: Heather A. Lark-Rickard (Fred) of Winchester, VA; three stepsons: Nathan Smelser (Ashley); Kevin Smelser both of Bunker Hill, WV; Andrew Smelser of Winchester, VA; three brothers: Robert “Bob” Lark (Neva) of Keyser, WV; Roger Lark (Kathy) of Gerrardstown, WV; John Lark (Nancy) of Inwood, WV; two sisters: Ruth Jones of Summersville, WV; Joyce Helmick (Bob) of New Creek, WV & three step grandchildren: Reese & Ross Smelser & Jacob Beachler.

He is preceded in death by two brothers: James and Harold Lark & two sisters: Lorraine Keplinger & Deloris Wilson.

A funeral service will be held at the Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory in Capon Bridge on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 11:00 AM. Officiating will be Louis Whitford, III. Interment will follow in the Mt. Olive Cemetery in Hayfield, VA.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday the 4th from 5-8 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to the WV State Park Foundation, C/O Robert Hoke, 6304 Kaybro St., Laurel, MD 20707 or Martinsburg VA Medical Center, Attn: Voluntary Services, 510 Butler Ave., Martinsburg, WV 25405..

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Giffin Funeral Home

2807 Northwestern Pike
Capon Bridge, WV 26711





11:00 AM
Giffin Funeral Home

2807 Northwestern Pike
Capon Bridge, WV 26711

Cemetery Details


Mt. Olive Cemetery

327 Mount Olive Road
Winchester, VA 22602

Memorial Contribution

Martinsburg VA Medical Center

Attn: Voluntary Services
510 Butler Ave
Martinsburg, WV 25405

WV State Park Foundation

C/O Robert Hoke, 6304 Kaybro St.
Laurel, MD 20707

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