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PEKIN ~ Nathan William “Nate” Clark, 30, of Pekin, passed away at 9:15 p.m. Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Emergency Room in Peoria after a long battle with depression.

He was born August 17, 1987 in Peoria to William Deane and Brenda Lee (Hoyle) Clark.

Surviving are his parents, Bill and Brenda Clark of Pekin; and his half-sister, Jennifer Milburn of Pekin.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, LaVerle and Margie Hoyle and Kenneth and June Clark.

Nate had last worked at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin as a groundskeeper.

He was a member of Bradley Epworth United Methodist Church in Peoria.

Nate was an Eagle Scout.  He enjoyed being on his computer and in the past, playing the guitar and harmonica.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  Pastor John Bussone will officiate.  Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  Burial will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ingersoll Scout Reservation in care of W.D. Boyce Council of Boy Scouts of America, 614 Northeast Madison Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603.

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