Visitation for Edward Clarke will be held Thursday, from 4 p.m.-6 p.m., at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home.
Mr. Clarke, 59 of Meridian, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Rush Foundation Hospital. He was retired from the U.S. Navy after 25 years of service. Mr. Clarke continued to work at NAS Meridian.
Survivors include his wife, Debra Clarke of Meridian; daughter, Kristina Clarke-Walper and her husband, Scott, of Falls Church, Va.; son, Johnny Clarke of Meridian; granddaughter, Caroline Walper; sister, Naomi Wade of Meridian; nieces, Jennifer Olsen and Leah Clarke Buzzeli; and nephew, Hunter Clarke.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary and John Clarke; and brother, Richard Clarke.
The family requests memorials be made to the Veterans of Foreign War affiliate of choice.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at robertbarhamffh.com