J. Reuben Clark III, age 83, died at home August 13, 1992.
He was born November 23, 1908, in Salt Lake City, a son of J. Reuben Clark, Jr., and Luacine Savage Clark. He married Emily Anderson Sept. 7, 1934, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.After his formal education at the University of Utah and Columbia University in New York, he began his teaching career in Cedar City. He taught at Brigham Young University for 51 years. He taught the classical languages and French, and was appointed department head for both Asian and Classical Languages, and Classical and Biblical languages. He received the Maeser Distinguished Teaching Award in 1980. In addition to his university work, he owned and operated the family farm in Grantsville.
He was a member of the LDS Church and served a mission to France. He also served in a bishopric in New York, as bishop of BYU 50th ward and in the stake presidency of the BYU 8th Stake. In his later years, he was a temple worker in the Provo Temple.
He is survived by his wife, Emily of Provo; and by two sisters, Louise C. Bennion and Luacine C. Fox of Salt Lake. He was preceded in death by a sister, Marianne C. Sharp.
Funeral services will be held Monday, August 17, 1992 at 12:00 noon, at the Provo 13th Ward, 945 East 700 North, Provo, under the direction of Berg Mortuary, Provo. Friends may call at the church 10:30-12:00 before the services. Interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery.
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