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Clark Louis Gable

March 4, 1944 - September 22, 2020

Clark Louis Gable, 76, of Venetia, PA, formerly of Wheeling, WV, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.
Clark was born March 4, 1944, in Wheeling, a son of the late Arthur S. and Edna (Tappe) Gable. He served on the Wheeling Police Department for 30 years, as a lieutenant and Chief of Detectives; and was a member of the Wheeling Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge No. 38 and the Mingo Creek Gun Club, Finleyville, PA. He was also a member of the Peter’s Creek Presbyterian Church, Venetia, and a former member of St. John Church of Christ, Wheeling.
In addition to his parents, Clark was preceded in death by three sisters, Alice Toth, Ruth Schnelle and Betty Coram; a brother, Robert L. Gable; and a nephew, David Gable. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Carol (Schlemmer) Gable; three children, Susan (Frank) Wentzel of South Park, PA, Jeffrey (Kimberly) Gable of Bethel Park, PA and Brian (Carol) Gable of New Market, MD; three brothers, Arthur “Buck” Gable of Wheeling, Richard (Janice) Gable of Ohio and Ronald Gable of Wheeling; and eight grandchildren, Eric Frazier, Taylor and Jacob Wentzel, and Helena, Merris, Rebecca, Bridger and Bodie Gable.
Friends will be received at a memorial gathering from 1-8 pm, Thursday, October 1, 2020, at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1409 Chapline Street, Wheeling. Friends will then be received on Friday, October 2, 2020, at St. James Evangelical Church, from 10 am until time of memorial service at 11 am, with Pastor Deborah Gable officiating. Please note that social distancing will be in place during the gathering and service. All attendees will be required to wear a mask or face covering. If you are unable to attend or not feeling well, please consider sending a card or leaving an online condolence.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Wheeling Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge No. 38, 3100 Chapline Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.Clark Louis Gable, 76, of Venetia, PA, formerly of Wheeling, WV, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, October 1, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church

1409 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Date: Friday, October 2, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location:

St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church

1409 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Service Information

Date: Friday, October 2, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church

1409 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


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