Date of death: 7/20/2010

Saint Meinrad Class: O 1954

Paul V. Clarke, 83, was born May 8, 1927 in Indianapolis to the late Michael F. and Elizabeth Rikhoff Clarke. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Paul was a banker, primarily with American Fletcher National Bank for over 30 years. Paul was a member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church. He was passionate about pro-life issues and was involved with Truth and Compassion and Healing Hidden Hurts Ministries. Before moving to Westfield, Paul was active in the Speedway Community including the Town Council and Lions Club. Paul is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dolores A. (Bates) Clarke; son, Joseph P. (wife, Leslie) Clarke; grandchildren, John, Andrew, David, and Michael Clarke; sisters, Sister Mary Joseph Clarke and Patricia Clarke DeVault; brother, Ted Clarke. He was preceded in death by his son, John R. Clarke. Memorial contributions may be made to Truth and Compassion Ministries, P.O. Box 1322, Greenwood, IN 46142.Published in the Indianapolis Star on July 21, 2010.