David Wayne Clingenpeel was born to Max and Rachel Clingenpeel in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He grew up in Tulsa where he attended Booker T Washington School and graduated. After high school David worked in the food industry, He worked at Pizza Hut and worked his way up the ladder to a General Manager position for many years. He met the mother of his children Barbra Cook the two married in 1992.
David had many hobbies throughout his life he was an avid gear head, he loved working on cars especially Chevy's and GTO's. He loved to take the kids fishing and camping. One of his favorite trips was taking his kids to Arkansas on a camping trip. When he wasn't fishing or camping you could find David at the bowling alley. He loved to bowl and was a very talented in the local bowling leagues. He was also an avid Dallas Cowboys and Oklahoma Sooners fan.
He is preceded in death by his parents Max and Rachel Clingenpeel and brothers Floyd Clingenpeel and Alan Clingenpeel and daughter Kayla clingenpeel
David is survived by his children David Tyler Clingenpeel and daughter Melissa Clingenpeel grand daughter Jordan Goodrich Sister Beverly Bruce and husband Kelly; brother Wilbur Clingenpeel and many nieces and nephews.