James “Jim” Clark, LBI ’57-’62, went to be with his Lord and Savior on December 23, 2020.
Jim was raised near New Cambria, Missouri. He moved to Lincoln, Illinois in 1956. Jim attended Lincoln Bible Institute where he met his sweetheart Suzanne Mary Beauchamp. They were united in marriage on June 4, 1966 at the Lincoln Christian Church in Lincoln, Illinois. This happy union was blessed with two daughters, Betty and Barb. Jim and Suzanne shared over 54 years of marriage together.
Jim worked as a custodian at Washington-Monroe Elementary School for 28 years and later worked part-time for the school district until age 80. He did maintenance work, such as plumbing, painting, and carpentry for over 50 years. He was a charter member of Jefferson Street Christian Church.