A funeral Mass was offered June 24 at St. Pius X Church, Loudonville, for James A. Clark Jr., who died June 18. He was 81.

A Navy veteran, he was also a musician with groups like the Will Clark Trio and the Jazz Cellar Six. For more than 50 years, he was executive vice president of Armory Automotive. He served on many boards in the Capital Region; he was a member of The Evangelist's board for nearly 30 years.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Rhea; their children, Kathleen, James III, Elizabeth and Jeffrey; nine grandchildren; and a sister, Joan Walsh. Interment was in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands.