June 20, 2016
Richard Charles “Ricky” Clark “Sin-nawg-gwin”, 36, of Delia, KS, passed away Monday, June 20, 2016 at his home.
Ricky was born July 13, 1979 in Topeka, Kansas, the son of Richard Gene Clark and Patricia Jo Miller. He was raised by his mother and his step-father, James M. “Jim” Potter who preceded him in death June 11, 2014.
Ricky had worked at Taco John’s in Topeka before he became disabled in 2007. He moved to Delia in 2014. He was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and Drum Religion.
Survivors include his mother, Patricia Potter of Delia, KS; his father, Richard Clark of Topeka, KS; his brothers, Robert Lara, Christopher Clark and Joshua Clark all of Topeka, KS; his sister, January Bird of Winnebago, NE and his niece, September Thomas.
Drum services will be Thursday evening, June 23, 2016 at the Danceground building west of Mayetta, KS. Burial will be Friday afternoon at the Danceground Cemetery. He will lie in state Wednesday and Thursday until 3:00 p.m. at the Mercer Funeral Home in Holton, KS.