Jerry L. Clark

Jerry L. Clark 

Feb. 10, 1963 – Nov. 1, 2022

Jerry L. Clark was called home to his heavenly father unexpectedly Nov. 1, 2022, at his home in Powell.

Jerry was born Feb. 10, 1963, in Billings to Judy Adams and biological father Dean Netherton. Jerry was later adopted by his stepfather, Jay Clark, who raised him as his own. 

Jerry was raised in Powell and attended the public school system, graduating with the Class of 1981. He was an avid swimmer and competed on the swim team, breaking records and setting a higher standard. 

Jerry enlisted in the National Guard and the United States Army to serve his country, which he loved, achieving the rank of sergeant during that time. Jerry then attended Northwest Community College in Powell, graduating with a certificate of applied science. 

Jerry married Carol Beauchamp in 1986 and acquired son Steven Potter. In 1987, they welcomed daughter Shayla Clark. They relocated to Phoenix and welcomed daughter Kelsy Clark in 1988. They later divorced. 

Jerry worked many years in the communications and electrical industries. Moving back home to Powell, he met Sandra (Holzer) Florez, and they were married in May 2000. In this marriage, Jerry acquired son Brian Florez. 

Jerry dedicated his efforts to family history and the American Legion.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Sandy, of 22 years; stepsons Stephen Potter of Cody and Brian Florez of Gillette; daughters Shayla Clark of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Kelsy Clark of San Diego, California; grandson Wyatt of Idaho; biological father Dean Netherton of Sheridan; dad Jay Clark of Ralston; sister Denise (Russ) Gwynn of Powell; half-sisters Michelle (Joe) Foeller of Idaho, Deanna Netherton of Idaho
and Rikki (Rex) Shaffer of Idaho; grandmother Winifred Campbell of Lovell; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services were held Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Powell. A viewing was held at
9 a.m., prior to the services. Military honors followed at Crown Hill Cemetery and a luncheon at the American Legion Hall. 

The family of Jerry Clark thanks everyone for their support and condolences. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Legion in your area.