March 04, 2024

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

He was born on Sept. 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.; eight grandchildren, Jarod (Angie) Carr, of Union City, Tenn., 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, Tenn., and Addison Carr, of Union City, Tenn.; and a brother, Joe (Jeanette) Clapp, of Water Valley, Ky.

In addition to his parents, he was 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 2 p.m. Wed., March 6, 2024 at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in the Rozzell Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 12 noon 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.

Hornbeak Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.