Joseph Scott “Joe” Clark, 40

Joseph Scott “Joe” Clark, 40, of Spencerville, died on Thursday, July 14, 2011, in Lima.

He was born on March 3, 1971, in Lima, the son of Gary R. and Sydney R. (Bowers) Clark. His father preceded him in death, and his mother and stepfather, James M. Lentz, survive him in Newark.

He is also survived by a close companion and her son; two brothers; a sister.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, with the Rev. Tim Hefner officiating.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mercer County Humane Society in care of the funeral home, 728 E. Fourth St., Spencerville.