Clark M. ‘Sonny’ Ake

April 29, 1949 Jan. 27, 2013

Clark M. “Sonny” Ake, 63, Martinsburg, died Sunday morning, Jan. 27, 2013, at Altoona Regional after an extended illness.

He was born in Bedford, son of the late Tolbert and Thelma (Bloom) Ake. He married Jean Hammel on Oct. 30, 1971, in East St. Clair Township, Bedford County.

Surviving are his wife; three children: Clark and Crystal, both of Martinsburg, and Cheryl Bowers of Roaring Spring; three grandchildren: Logan, Colton and Brittaney; three sisters: Hanna Mae Harbor in Michigan, Linda Koontz of New Enterprise and Vickie Imler of Everett; and two brothers: Gary and Galen, both of New Paris.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Mike.

Sonny was a graduate of Chestnut Ridge High School. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and mushroom hunting. He enjoyed his garden and spending time with his grandchildren.

Friends will be received from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Roaring Spring, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, by Pastor Mark Halliday. Interment will be made in Fairview Cemetery, Martinsburg.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Sonny’s memory may be given to the family.