TTCA Coaches Mourn the Death of Don Clarke

(Longtime Convention Vendor)

1949 - 2021

Donald Mack Clarke was born on November 11, 1949 in Houston, Texas.  He passed away on January 31, 2021 in Pearland, Texas.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Mack Leonard Clarke and Margie Read Clarke.  He is survived by his son, Benjamin Donald Clarke who he loved dearly.  He is also survived by his sister, Jeanna Clarke Wolf, her husband Jack Wolf, and many cousins.  He graduated from Texas State University with a degree in Education.  He coached junior and senior high basketball and taught English for several years.  He then joined his father to build a sporting goods distributorship, Clarke Sports/Clarke Distributing that he continued to run until his passing.  He was an avid sports fan.  He played baseball throughout his youth through high school.  He played tennis and golf his entire adult life.  He was a big fan of the Astros and Rockets, with tickets to their games many years.  He was loved and will be missed by his family and the many friends he made throughout his life.

Funeral services will be held at Peevey Funeral Home in Pearland at 11:00 on Thursday, February 4th with visitation one hour prior to the service.  Internment will be at Grove Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery in Dallas, Texas on Friday, February 5th, to be attended by family and close friends.

The TTCA sends thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Don Clarke.  He will be missed but remembered.