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David W. Clapp

September 22, 1942 — February 29, 2024

Water Valley

Mr. David W. Clapp, age 81, of Water Valley, KY passed away February 29, 2024, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital.

He was born on September 22, 1942 in Water Valley, KY to the late Willie "Doc" Clapp and Arvetta Owen Clapp.

David attended Northside Baptist Church in Mayfield, KY and was a United States Army Veteran. He was a lifelong 
contractor and co-owner of the C&W Lumber. David was also, a member of the American Legion Post 26 and a Sons of Confederate Veterans Tilghman Beauregard Camp 1460. 

He is survived by his children: Katrina (Todd)  Carr of Water Valley, KY, Tanya (Michael) Orr of Water Valley, KY and Ashley (Jamie) Darnell of Mayfield, KY and eight grandchildren: Jarod (Angie) Carr of Union City, TN, Jordon Carr of Water Valley, KY, Joseph (Kara) Carr of Lexington, KY, Devon (CJ) Orr of Mayfield, KY, Camryn Orr of Water Valley, KY, Claire Darnell of Mayfield, KY, Max Darnell of Mayfield, KY and Jack Darnell of Mayfield, KY, two great grandchildren: Peyton Edwards of Memphis, TN and Addison Carr of Union City, TN and a brother, Joe (Jeanette) Clapp of Water Valley, KY. 

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Rebecca "Becky" Clapp, two brothers: Billy and Patrick Clapp and a sister, Bonnie Guthrie.

Funeral services will be held at 2PM Wednesday, March 6, 2024, in our funeral chapel with burial to follow in the Rozzell Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 12noon Wednesday until the hour of service. 

Memorials may be made to Rozzell Chapel Cemetery, c/o Stanley Clapp, 3741 Old Dublin Road, Mayfield, KY 42066. 
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of David W. Clapp, please visit our flower store.


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