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Adam M. Clack

d. May 21, 2018

Adam Mitchell Clack, age 14, of Springfield, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital.

He was born on November 11, 2003, the son of Gary and Teresa Clack

He is survived by his parents; siblings, Nathan and Chelsea; grandparents, Robert and Agnes Gordon; aunts and uncles, Debbie (husband Jim) Hipsher, Judy (husband Steve) Dittmer, Tammy (husband Don) Stewart, Brian (wife Stacia) Gordon, and several cousins.

Adam is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Grover and Bertha Clack; and step-grandmother, Dolores Clack.

Adam was an honor student at Williamsville Junior High School and would have graduated May 25, 2018.

He was a member of Beta Club, Boppin’ BeeBees, and Scholastic Bowl Team at Williamsville Junior High School. Adam ran for the school’s cross country team and played French horn at school and church.  He also played in the Trinity Summer Band.  Adam was an active member at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, including volunteering at VBS and participating in youth activities.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018 from 2:00 until 7:00 at the Williamsville Junior High School.  An additional visitation will be held on Monday, May 28, 2018 from 9:00 until time of funeral services at 10:00 AM at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Sherman.

Burial will be held at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Rev. Michael Schuermann and Rev. James Stuenkel will be officiating.

Memorials can be given to the Williamsville Band or Williamsville Vocal Music Boosters.

Mott & Henning Funeral Home is assisting the family. On-line condolences can be shared at


  1. Gary and family, my prayers and heart go out to you in your time of great loss. I was shocked and saddened when I heard. Please accept my condolences.

  2. My son was one of Adam’s classmates. I am so very sorry that this has happened. Let God wrap his loving arms around Adam’s friends and family and the community of Williamsville Sherman. Deepest sympathies.

  3. Our deepest condolences are with you at this very difficult time,he is with his lord and savior. Jane and Jay Zemaitis

  4. Gary and Teresa, our hearts are breaking for you. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. My sympathy and prayers for the loss of your son. May the love and many prayers of others be a help during this very difficult time. Sherry Struck

  6. Nathan, I am so sorry for your loss and praying for you and your family.
    Mrs. Fulks

  7. Asking God to wrap his loving arms around the family. I’m so very sorry for your loss.

  8. No words will ever be enough. No explanation is complete. We are shocked and so sad to hear about Adam. I will always remember his grandiose theatrical plans. He was one of the neatest kids I ever met.

  9. We are so deeply saddened for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers to your family in this difficult time.

  10. Hear our prayers. Lift the Clack family up during their deepest moments of sorrow and comfort them in knowing that You hear their cries. Our faith in You is unwavering. In Your precious name.

  11. Gary, words cannot express how sorry I am to hear about Adam. My deepest condolences and prayers for comfort and peace to you and your family.

  12. Dearest Clack Family – Loving thoughts and prayers go out to you all. Praying that you are able to find courage to face the days ahead, peace to bring comfort, and loving memories to cherish forever. Adam was such a sweet young man – always so polite, cheerful, and helpful. May he now find love and comfort in the arms of the Lord… fly high Adam… Love, The Walters

  13. What a talented and smart young man, so active in church and school. Our deepest sympathy to our dear friends Bob, Agnes and Tammy.

    Jim and Diane Edwards

  14. We are so very sorry for your loss and heartbroken at our house. Lifting your family up in prayer and thankful for the hope we have in Christ. Father God, may You wrap your loving arms around this sweet family and give hope in Your plan for eternity. Thank You for Adam’s heart that loved You. What a joy and light he has been in this dark world. Help us all to trust in You when there are no answers.

  15. I work at the Hanson office in Corpus Christi Texas and wanted to take a moment to send you my sincere condolences on the loss of your son.

  16. So very sorry to hear about Adam. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  17. Gary – No words. My heart breaks for your family. You are all in my prayers.

  18. Words aren’t enough to express how sorry I am to hear about Adam. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this incredibly difficult time.

  19. Clack Family – please know our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Losing a child is unimaginable and utterly heartbreaking. We are so sorry you are having to endure the pain of losing Adam. Extending our deepest sympathy during this very difficult time.

  20. Teri, Gary & family,

    Blessings and peace to you all during this heart breaking, difficult time. Our prayers are with you for comfort, and assurance that you will see him again in Glory.

  21. Dear Gary, Terry, Nathan and Chelsea,

    Prayers have been ascending for all of you since I learned of Adam’s passing to Glory. My heart aches with yours at this tragedy. May God’s presence and comfort be with you all. May warm memories lighten you burden. Peace be yours in Christ Jesus! Love, Barb

  22. Our hearts go out to you during this time of loss. Adam was a wonderful young man who made us all smile. Thoughts of his wonderful and gentle soul will be in our memories forever. He will be greatly missed.

  23. So sorry for your loss. Words can not convey my sorrow during this time.

  24. Gary and Terry,
    I cannot find the words to tell you how sorry I am for your loss. Adam was a special young man, I knew him mostly from church and Sunday school in his pre teenage years. He made me smile every time I was around him. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers as we pray for your family to somehow find peace and comfort as time goes on.

  25. Gary and Judy and families,

    There aren’t any words. You have been on my heart and mind all day. I still can’t believe it and I know you can’t either. May God wrap you up in His arms and give you peace and strength in this very very difficult loss.

    Janice Ekiss

  26. Clack family, We would like to express our heartfelt condolences to you and your family.. I can’t imagine the sadness you must be feeling from your loss. Prayers are going out to your whole family. Peace be yours in Christ Jesus from the ONeals.

  27. Gary and Terry, We can’t imagine your pain. Just know we are all here to support you, just as you would us. The entire Clack family is in our prayers.

    The Sturgeon family

  28. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Words can not express our sorrow for your loss.

  29. Our hearts are breaking for your family and for the friends and classmates of Adam.. Praying for God’s comfort and strength. Adam was a very smart, polite, respectful young man and always a kind hearted friend to our son Noah. Please know we are praying for you during this difficult time. Hugs, love and prayers to you all.

  30. Our deepest sympathies & condolences to the Clack family at this most difficult time. Our prayers are with you.

  31. I know that Adam’s presence in our summer band will be missed. It was my pleasure to make music with Adam .
    God’s blessings upon you all. May He wrap all of you in His comforting arms and sustain you through this time of earthly loss until you meet again in heaven

  32. Mr. & Mrs. Clack and Family, we don’t know each other, but my granddaughter, Kayla, was a friend of Adams. I just can’t seem to find the right words to tell you how sorry I am for your loss. Your son had such a bright future and the thought of anyone losing a child at this age breaks my heart as I’m sure you are devastated too. God give you Peace and comfort at this time. Our deepest sympathy… Peg & Frank Overmeyer

  33. I was blessed with the opportunity to have Adam in class when I subbed for the teachers of WJHS. He was the sweetest boy and had one of the most infectious smiles that I have ever seen. When I found out, my heart was filled with sadness. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  34. Dear Clack family,

    I cannot imagine the hole in your hearts, but I hope you find some comfort in knowing God has a new angel. Love each other and support each other always. I will be praying for your strength in this difficult time.

  35. Sending my deepest and heartfelt sympathy to your whole family. I can only offer my prayers for all of you for healing, for peace, and for love to surround you.

  36. My condolence to the Clark family, on the loss of your dear loved one. I could but only imagine your pain and sorrow. May the God of ‘everlasting comfort and good hope’ help you in your grief and recovery. 2 Thessalonians 2: 16,17

  37. Gary and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. You are in may prayers.

  38. Nathan and family,

    I am so sorry about your loss. Please accept my condolences and know that thoughts and prayers are being sent your way during this tough time.

  39. Gary, Tina and I offer our sympathy on the loss of your son and please know that your family is in our prayers.

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