Clark Fetterman, 62, a retired Air Force colonel who was active in his church, died at Alexandria Hospital Jan. 21 following a heart attack. He lived in Springfield.
Col. Fetterman, who was born in Pittsburgh, began his military career in the Army Air Forces in World War II. He was shot down over Austria while on a bombing mission.
After the war, he served at various military posts in this country and elsewhere. He graduated from the University of Maryland and the Air Force Command and Staff College. At the time of his retirement in 1970, he was the assistant for Air National Guard Affairs in the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force and the executive secretary of the Air Reserve Forces Policy Committee.
His military decorations include the Legion of Merit and the Purple Heart.
At the time of his death, Col. Fetterman was the treasurer and business manager of the Calvary Road Baptist Church and Christian School in Alexandria.
Survivors include his wife, Dana, of Springfield; two daughters, Betty Tucker of Fairfax, and Mary Parks of Springfield; a sister, Helen Champion of Pittsburgh, and three brothers, Paul, of Miami, Kennedy, of Pittsburgh, and Charles, of St. Louis.