Our Staff:
Meet the Clark Legacy Center Team

Serving the Lexington area & central Kentucky with superior services for half a century


Since the very beginning, Clark Legacy Center has been providing quality care to the Lexington area & central Kentucky community. Our funeral home staff are trained and qualified to provide excellent, compassionate care to every family we serve. We want to create a meaningful funeral service that properly honors your loved one.


Our team accounts for every detail whether that be the song, flowers, or stationery you choose. We know your loved one was a one-of-a-kind person, so they deserve a one-of-a-kind funeral service that embodies their legacy.

Meet with one of our funeral directors to start discussing your options. Each funeral director has years of experience in the funeral profession under their belt, so you know you’re getting quality care. They will guide you through every step of the way and ensure that all your needs are met.

 

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David P. Clark Founder/Operator/Funeral Director and Embalmer

Being in the funeral profession for 35 years in Versailles and Frankfort, David is now the founder of the newest concept in funeral service...Clark Legacy Center. David is committed to the people of Central Kentucky and strives to help families remember a life more ways than they can imagine. David takes care to ensure that the final event truly reflects the cherished life of a family member. He is a third generation Funeral Director and Embalmer licensed in the state of Kentucky. David and his wife Julie have four children, Leigh Clark Nahra, Guy Clark, Tyler Clark, Linzi Said, and seven grandsons, Ridge, Oakes and Harbour McCauley, Eli, Riggs and Rhodes Clark, and Dax Said. 

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Julie L. Clark Founder/Operator

After being a full time mom and raising our four children, Julie is now specializing in tailoring services for each individual family, helping them in planning their special tributes and receptions. She is assisting families in the selection of a variety of food and beverage choices, planning their life story DVD, or just sharing ideas on how to make their event truly unique.

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Linzi Clark Said Funeral Director

Linzi became a fourth generation licensed funeral director in 2007. She is a graduate of Woodford County High School, spent time studying at the University of Kentucky and is a graduate of Barrett and Company School of Hair Design, earning a Master Hair Stylist degree. Linzi is the daughter of Julie and David Clark, married to Scott Said and resides in Versailles, KY.

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Cassie Hale Embalmer and Funeral Director [email protected]

Cassie is a 2002 graduate of Lincoln County High School and a 2007 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelors degree in Health Sciences. After college, Cassie attended Mid America College of Funeral Services and obtained a bachelors degree in Funeral Service Science. Cassie was the Secretary of the Co-ed Academic Faternity, Pi Sigma Eta. She enjoys spending quality time with her three nephews and niece and her dog Shabba.

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Tom Drury

Tom joins us after 49 years in the trucking industry in sales and management. He started out with Ecklar-Moore Express which became OK Trucking, then Consolidated Freightways , Middlewest Freightway, Dasher Express & Air Freight and retiring from Con-way Freight.

He also served the following churches in Central Kentucky as part time music director. South Elkhorn Baptist Church, Nicholasville Baptist Church, Southern Heights Baptist Church, retiring after 15 years with Midway Baptist Church.

He is married to Nettie (Miller) Drury and they have two children, Kim (Arnie) Combs, Michael (Letha) Drury and one grandson Ryan Thomas Drubin.

Tom and Nettie live in Versailles KY and are members of the Versailles Baptist Church.

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Billy Wedgworth Funeral Director [email protected]

Billy Wedgworth lives in Lexington,KY and is a Kentucky Funeral Director and Embalmer with over 14years experience. Billy is married to Heather and they have two daughters, Emma and Anna. Billy is a graduate of John Tyler Community College in Chesterfield , VA with an Associate Degree in Funeral Service. He is a member of Immanuel Baptist Church Armstrong Mill in Lexington. Billy joined Clark Legacy Center on Oct.1, 2018 with over 14 years experience.  His interest are spending time with family, involved in church activities and avid sports fan!

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Nickie Shryock

He is a graduate of Woodford County High School and served five years in the U.S. Army, including 13 months in Vietnam. Shryock retired from the Versailles Police Department in 1999 after 18 years of service, including six years as the Versailles Police Judge. He then served as Security Coordinator for the Woodford County Board of Education for 5 years.

Nickie and his wife, the former Lisa Roberts, have one child, Justin. He also has a son, Patrick Shryock, who is a deputy with the Woodford County Sheriff Department and is married to the former Mary R. Faust of Versailles.

He has served as Post Commander for the American Legion and Director of the Woodford County Chamber of Commerce. For the past 14 years he has served as a member of the Versailles City Council.

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James "Jimmy" Chism

I have lived in Versailles since 1976. My dad and I opened a Convenient Food Mart in July 1976. I married Rhonda Routt in 1983. She has lived in Versailles all her life. We have two sons, Drew and Daniel. I have a daughter, Lori, 3 grandchildren, Laken, Sean, and Emily, and a great-granddaughter, Klarrisa. I have been a member at Woodford Community Christian Church for over 30 years. I am retired from Motion Industries since January, 2013 and am enjoying retirement.

David P. Clark

Founder/Operator/Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Being in the funeral profession for 35 years in Versailles and Frankfort, David is now the founder of the newest concept in funeral service...Clark Legacy Center. David is committed to the people of Central Kentucky and strives to help families remember a life more ways than they can imagine. David takes care to ensure that the final event truly reflects the cherished life of a family member. He is a third generation Funeral Director and Embalmer licensed in the state of Kentucky. David and his wife Julie have four children, Leigh Clark Nahra, Guy Clark, Tyler Clark, Linzi Said, and seven grandsons, Ridge, Oakes and Harbour McCauley, Eli, Riggs and Rhodes Clark, and Dax Said. 

Julie L. Clark

Founder/Operator
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After being a full time mom and raising our four children, Julie is now specializing in tailoring services for each individual family, helping them in planning their special tributes and receptions. She is assisting families in the selection of a variety of food and beverage choices, planning their life story DVD, or just sharing ideas on how to make their event truly unique.

Linzi Clark Said

Funeral Director
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Linzi became a fourth generation licensed funeral director in 2007. She is a graduate of Woodford County High School, spent time studying at the University of Kentucky and is a graduate of Barrett and Company School of Hair Design, earning a Master Hair Stylist degree. Linzi is the daughter of Julie and David Clark, married to Scott Said and resides in Versailles, KY.

Cassie Hale

Embalmer and Funeral Director
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Cassie is a 2002 graduate of Lincoln County High School and a 2007 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelors degree in Health Sciences. After college, Cassie attended Mid America College of Funeral Services and obtained a bachelors degree in Funeral Service Science. Cassie was the Secretary of the Co-ed Academic Faternity, Pi Sigma Eta. She enjoys spending quality time with her three nephews and niece and her dog Shabba.

Tom Drury

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Tom joins us after 49 years in the trucking industry in sales and management. He started out with Ecklar-Moore Express which became OK Trucking, then Consolidated Freightways , Middlewest Freightway, Dasher Express & Air Freight and retiring from Con-way Freight.

He also served the following churches in Central Kentucky as part time music director. South Elkhorn Baptist Church, Nicholasville Baptist Church, Southern Heights Baptist Church, retiring after 15 years with Midway Baptist Church.

He is married to Nettie (Miller) Drury and they have two children, Kim (Arnie) Combs, Michael (Letha) Drury and one grandson Ryan Thomas Drubin.

Tom and Nettie live in Versailles KY and are members of the Versailles Baptist Church.

Billy Wedgworth

Funeral Director
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Billy Wedgworth lives in Lexington,KY and is a Kentucky Funeral Director and Embalmer with over 14years experience. Billy is married to Heather and they have two daughters, Emma and Anna. Billy is a graduate of John Tyler Community College in Chesterfield , VA with an Associate Degree in Funeral Service. He is a member of Immanuel Baptist Church Armstrong Mill in Lexington. Billy joined Clark Legacy Center on Oct.1, 2018 with over 14 years experience.  His interest are spending time with family, involved in church activities and avid sports fan!

Nickie Shryock

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He is a graduate of Woodford County High School and served five years in the U.S. Army, including 13 months in Vietnam. Shryock retired from the Versailles Police Department in 1999 after 18 years of service, including six years as the Versailles Police Judge. He then served as Security Coordinator for the Woodford County Board of Education for 5 years.

Nickie and his wife, the former Lisa Roberts, have one child, Justin. He also has a son, Patrick Shryock, who is a deputy with the Woodford County Sheriff Department and is married to the former Mary R. Faust of Versailles.

He has served as Post Commander for the American Legion and Director of the Woodford County Chamber of Commerce. For the past 14 years he has served as a member of the Versailles City Council.

James "Jimmy" Chism

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I have lived in Versailles since 1976. My dad and I opened a Convenient Food Mart in July 1976. I married Rhonda Routt in 1983. She has lived in Versailles all her life. We have two sons, Drew and Daniel. I have a daughter, Lori, 3 grandchildren, Laken, Sean, and Emily, and a great-granddaughter, Klarrisa. I have been a member at Woodford Community Christian Church for over 30 years. I am retired from Motion Industries since January, 2013 and am enjoying retirement.