Cover photo for David Clark's Obituary
David Clark Profile Photo
1942 David Clark 2024

David Clark

October 30, 1942 — April 19, 2024


David W. Clark, 81, of Paducah, Kentucky entered the gates of heaven Friday April 19, 2024.  He was born October 30,1942 in Paducah to Arvel and Vera Clark.  In 1960 he graduated from Paducah Tilghman High School and went on to earn an associate degree with emphasis in technical & construction drafting at WKC&TC, then PJC.  He began his career at Farris, McIntosh, & Tremper designing commercial and industrial plumbing and HVAC systems.  In 1970, he became a draftsman/design engineer at Florence & Hutcheson where he produced designs and drawings for bridges and culverts for Kentucky state highways.  In 1976, he became an engineering manager at Marcum & Fuller.  Seven years later he accepted a position as a project engineer at Air Products & Chemicals where he became known for getting the hard jobs done.  He frequently was tasked with completing jobs that had gone over budget under others’ supervision.  22 years later he moved to Celanese, then finished his career at Wacker Chemical in 2009.  

Over the years he was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and Heartland Church.  He enjoyed gardening, watching and feeding the wildlife that came to his backyard, and spending time with family.  

He is survived by his brothers Jerald Clark of Washington, DC, Brad Clark of Marietta, Georgia, Terry Clark, and sister Joyce Goodman of Paducah, wife Ruth Ann of 48 years, children Deanna Young, Steve, Shawn (Joanna), and Michael Clark, Heather (Adam) Reams all of Paducah, eight grand kids, and nineteen great grand kids.  He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Glenn, Gene, Jim, and Joseph Clark and sisters Francis Davis & Caroline Voss.

Friends may visit with the family from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday April 24, 2024 at Lindsey Funeral Home.  

Funeral services will  follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Todd Hawkins officiating. Interment will be at Mt.Kenton Cemetery

Lindsey Funeral Home is taking care of the Clark family.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of David Clark, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, April 24, 2024

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1091

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree