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 David Wayne Clark

David Wayne Clark

Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 16 Aug 1980 (aged 22)
Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 20098951 · View Source
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David Clark joined the Shawnee Police Department on July 17, 1978, serving as a dispatcher and jailer before becoming a patrolman approximately 9 months before his death.

David was killed in the line of duty Aug 16, 1980, a car accident during a high speed pursuit. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Tecumseh OK native, David was a member of St. Benedicts Church and left behind loving family, friends, and co-workers. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery.

Police honor guards from all over the state attended his funeral. His name appears on both the Oklahoma and National Law Enforcement Memorial.

His service and sacrifice will always be remembered.

  • Maintained by: Laura Jackson
  • Originally Created by: Cheryl Nichols
  • Added: 25 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20098951
  • Cheryl Nichols
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for David Wayne Clark (22 Apr 1958–16 Aug 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20098951, citing Calvary Cemetery, Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Laura Jackson (contributor 46603714) .