SPRINGFIELD, OH (JULY 27, 2022) ─ Clark County offices and departments will be closed to the public on Monday, Aug. 1 to allow employees to attend the funeral of Clark County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Matt Yates, who died in the line of duty on July 24.
The closure affects Clark County offices and departments inside the Clark County Common Pleas Court, Clark County Municipal Court, Clark County Juvenile Court, A.B. Graham Building, Clark County Dog Shelter, Clark County Engineer's Office, Clark County Solid Waste District campus, the Department of Job and Family Services campus and the Springview Government Center campus.
A visitation for Deputy Yates will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 31 at First Christian Church, 3638 Middle Urbana Road. The funeral service will be held at noon Monday at the church. The deputy will be laid to rest at Ferncliff Cemetery.
A memorial has been placed at City Hall plaza, 76 E. High Street, to allow Clark County residents to honor Deputy Yates for his service to our community.
Media contact: Michael Cooper, Public Information Officer, 937-521-2031