Ted Rylan Thomas Clark, 16 years old, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2016. Rylan was born on May 8, 2000 in South Bend. He was currently in the 10th grade at Plymouth High School. Rylan was very active with the Boy Scouts, Troop 257 in Plymouth and loved working at the Boy Scout Camp where he was a member of their faculty. He enjoyed track and cross country in junior high as well as at Plymouth High School. Rylan loved the outdoors, animals, horses and camping with his grandmother. He enjoyed cutting trees down, chopping wood and widdling. Rylan was generous with his time by volunteering and he wanted to make a difference in other people’s lives. His long term goal was to join the United States Coast Guard and excel as a saturated underwater welder.
Rylan is survived by his parents; father, Ted Allen (Paola) Clark of Plymouth; mother, Rhonda (fiance, Jamie Sullivan) Gibson of Plymouth; sister, Olyvia Sue Clark, at home; half-brother, Austyn Lee of Fort Campbell, KY; grandparents, Ruth Ann Clark of Knox, Jacinto and Bertha Flores of Gainesville, FL, and Dennis and Sue Gibson of Plymouth. Rylan is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family. Rudy L. Clark, Rylan’s grandfather, preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at the Plymouth Wesleyan Church, 11203 S. Michigan Road, Plymouth, IN. Pastor Ollie Dongell and the pastoral staff at the church, will officiate. Friends may visit with the family from 3-7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Plymouth Wesleyan Church. Palmer Funeral Home, Lakeville, is assisting with funeral arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Rylan Clark may be donated to the Boy Scouts, Troop 257, Plymouth, IN c/o Palmer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 33, Lakeville, IN 46536. Online condolences may be offered to the Rylan’s family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.