James William Clark, 72, died on Wednesday morning, September 24, 2014. James was born on April 9, 1942 in Clayton, NC, to Neil Henry Clark Sr. and Margie McCarthy Clark. After service in the United States Marine Corps, he graduated from Wilmington College with degrees in accounting and economics. He was employed for his entire career at IBM and resided in Durham. After retiring, he moved to Orangeburg, SC. James is survived by his second wife, Linda Clark; sons, James William Clark II of Valdese, NC, and Bradley Haynes Clark of New Bern; brother, Neil Henry Clark Jr. of Winston-Salem; and sister, Ann Clark Hearne of Pittsboro. He was preceded in death by his sister, Sue Clark Humphreys of Chapel Hill.