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  1. I have loved you with all my heart and will continue tillwe meet again. I will be looking for you with the beautiful smile,the witt that made me laugh,and the heart of gold.your grandmother

  2. Words can’t heal much right now, my prayers are sent to his family and friends, rest in peace Ryker.., sending prayers and support to all of you, the Preiser family.

  3. Ryker,

    You will be in my memories and heart forever. I will never forget the wonderful time we had together with your dad and grandmother over the Christmas Holidays.

    Your grandad

  4. Ryker,
    My heart is heavy with the news of your passing. I will miss our conversations both here at school and through the drive-thru window. You were always polite and I enjoyed our talks. My prayers go out to your family and loved ones.

  5. I AM SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS I WORK AT FIRST FLIGHT HIGH SCHOOL AS A CUSTODIAN MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU MY THE GOOD LORD GIVE YOU STRENGTH TO COPE WITH SHE A TRAGIC LOSS MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL GOD BE WITH YOU

  6. Ryker was a special person. Warm and funny. Kind and genuine. Absolutely one of a kind. He will be missed by the community.

    And I’ll never see a moped without thinking of Ryker.

  7. Prayers of Peace, Love and God’s comforting embrace & Grace be with each of you. Trust in God’s promise
    Your Abingdon family morns with of you. ❤️🙏

  8. To the Clarks-
    I’m so saddened and deeply sorry for the loss of your son Ryker. I was his teacher at FFHS and had him in my homeroom class for all 4 years. I very much enjoyed him and it was a pleasure to have been a part of his high school career. I thoroughly enjoyed his humor and his wittiness. He will be missed greatly by so many here.

  9. So very sorry for the loss of your beloved son. Praying for your family during this very difficult time.

  10. Rest In Paradise, Ryker. Someday I’ll get to be your Pokémon Parent again. I miss goofing off with you at the comic shop and trying to keep you out of trouble.

    I’m so sorry for your loss Carolyn, I love you so much.

  11. My sincere condolences to Ryker’s family. He was so polite and had a special charm. I know he will be missed by many. Prayers for peace.

    Nurse Robyn FFHS

  12. We send condolences and heartfelt sympathy to all of Rykers family and friends. We continue to hear about what a great young man he was. We pray for all who loved him. We know they will miss him but that he will be remembered him with love for the joy he brought into their lives.

  13. You were loved and known by many big man. You will always be remembered no matter what. Sending prayers to all the family, friends, and classmates.
    The Class of 2022 loves you Ryk.

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Ryker Patrick Clark

January 8, 2022

Ryker Patrick Clark, 17, of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina was tragically taken from us too early. He was born January 11, 2004 and is survived by, Parents Carolyn Hall Clark of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, and Patrick Clark of Melbourne, Florida.

Ryker had a huge heart, generous spirit, and tremendous sense of humor. He was a senior at First Flight High School where he had an abundance of friends that are more like extended family. He worked at McDonalds part time where he was recognized by customers and coworkers for his smile and warm nature. He commuted to work and school on his beloved moped that he was very proud of and well known for; practically being an extension of his personality. He was previously a Boy Scout of Troop #116, which he belonged to for numerous years. Ryker was also an avid video gamer, played Magic the Gathering, and Dungeons & Dragons. He also loved music, played the drums, and was known to be the first one to break out dancing at a party.

Besides his parents, Ryker is survived by his grandparents, Emma and Riley Clark, Alvin Hall and wife Lauren, and Carol Campbell. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and too many friends to name individually as well as his mother’s companion, Jamie Kitching. He will be greatly missed by family pets Negan, and Izzy.

There will be a viewing on Friday, January 14th from 4:00 – 8:00pm at Gallop Funeral Services Inc. 6917 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head NC. A memorial service will be held at 10am, Saturday, January 15th at First Flight High School, 100 Veterans Dr., Kill Devil Hills NC. Masks will be mandatory for the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Gallop Funeral Services.

Expressions of sympathy and comfort are welcome via the online register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.

Condolences

Emma Clark

I have loved you with all my heart and will continue tillwe meet again. I will be looking for you with the beautiful smile,the witt that made me laugh,and the heart of gold.your grandmother

Jody Preiser

Words can't heal much right now, my prayers are sent to his family and friends, rest in peace Ryker.., sending prayers and support to all of you, the Preiser family.

Riley Clark

Ryker, You will be in my memories and heart forever. I will never forget the wonderful time we had together with your dad and grandmother over the Christmas Holidays. Your grandad

Deputy Cottrell

Ryker, My heart is heavy with the news of your passing. I will miss our conversations both here at school and through the drive-thru window. You were always polite and I enjoyed our talks. My prayers go out to your family and loved ones.

LEONARD FRANCIS JR

I AM SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS I WORK AT FIRST FLIGHT HIGH SCHOOL AS A CUSTODIAN MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU MY THE GOOD LORD GIVE YOU STRENGTH TO COPE WITH SHE A TRAGIC LOSS MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL GOD BE WITH YOU

Ian Godwin

Ryker was a special person. Warm and funny. Kind and genuine. Absolutely one of a kind. He will be missed by the community. And I'll never see a moped without thinking of Ryker.

Donna Bailey

Prayers of Peace, Love and God’s comforting embrace & Grace be with each of you. Trust in God’s promise Your Abingdon family morns with of you. ❤️🙏

Jason Breiholz

To the Clarks- I'm so saddened and deeply sorry for the loss of your son Ryker. I was his teacher at FFHS and had him in my homeroom class for all 4 years. I very much enjoyed him and it was a pleasure to have been a part of his high school career. I thoroughly enjoyed his humor and his wittiness. He will be missed greatly by so many here.

Cynthia Downing

So very sorry for the loss of your beloved son. Praying for your family during this very difficult time.

Vivian Wyant

Rest In Paradise, Ryker. Someday I’ll get to be your Pokémon Parent again. I miss goofing off with you at the comic shop and trying to keep you out of trouble. I’m so sorry for your loss Carolyn, I love you so much.

Robyn Dozier

My sincere condolences to Ryker’s family. He was so polite and had a special charm. I know he will be missed by many. Prayers for peace. Nurse Robyn FFHS

Bill & Bonnie Collins

We send condolences and heartfelt sympathy to all of Rykers family and friends. We continue to hear about what a great young man he was. We pray for all who loved him. We know they will miss him but that he will be remembered him with love for the joy he brought into their lives.

Bev Espinosa

You were loved and known by many big man. You will always be remembered no matter what. Sending prayers to all the family, friends, and classmates. The Class of 2022 loves you Ryk.