Deepwater Horizon Victim - Donald Clark

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Donald Clark was an assistant driller from Newelton, Louisiana.  He was aboard Deepwater Horizon when the vessel exploded on the 20th of April, 2010. 

At the time of his death, as a result of the disaster, Mr. Clark was married to Sheila Clark.  He also left behind two sons and two daughters.

According to his obituary, family members sometimes called him “Duck.”  Mr. Clark was “from a loving family who will miss his very presence.  He was a gentle individual who had a big impact on his loved ones daily.”

It is believed that Donald died on the rig floor, along with Jason Anderson,  Stephen Ray Curtis and Dewey Revette.

See, also, these pictures and brief bios of the other crew members who died in the explosion:

Jason Anderson - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Dale Burkeen - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Stephen Curtis - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Gordon Jones - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Roy Wyatt Kemp - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon 

Karl Kleppinger - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon 

Blair Manuel - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Dewey Revette - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Shane Roshto - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon 

Adam Weise - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon


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Image online, courtesy Transocean's condolences web site.


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