James L. Clark Jr., age 74 of Lowell, MI passed away Monday, Dec 14 at his home. He previously resided in Pekin, IL, Silver Creek, GA, Ravenna, OH, and South Beloit, IL and is originally from Smyrna, GA. James was preceded in death by his wife, Stephanie; parents, James L. Clark Sr., and Billie White; and sister, Peggy. He is survived by his daughter, Lori (Brent) Ashcroft; and two grandchildren, Sydney, and Brady Ashcroft. James also leaves behind his beloved dogs, Tux and Baloo. He had a long career first as a Maintenance Manager and then as Plant Engineer at Sonoco Products, Smurfit-Stone Container Corp, and Graphic Packaging International. He was a former Staff Sergeant / Strike Command in the U.S. Air Force (1966-1970). James enjoyed his dogs, his Corvette, coin collecting, Georgia football games and NASCAR races. The immediate family will hold private services at a later date. Interment will be held at South Beloit, IL.