Clemons, Thomas Wade “Turtle” (P3, C1, L10)
Staff Sergeant Thomas Wade “Turtle” Clemons, 37, Falls of Rough, Grayson County, Kentucky, died 11 December 2006 as he was preparing to go on patrol with his team near Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq, when he succumbed to a heart attack while on federal active duty. Clemons joined the Kentucky Army Guard in August 2000. Clemons deployed in March 2006 to Iraq with Company B, 2nd Battalion, 123rd Armor. Clemons' unit was providing force protection and security missions for the U. S. Army. He was a native of Leitchfield, Kentucky. He is buried in the Frank Embrey Cemetery, Caneyville, Grayson County.