Donald Ray Beard age 74 of Clarksville, TN, passed away on Friday November 6, 2020 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. He was born November 30, 1945 in Guthrie, KY, the son of the late Ira Beard and Marie Hogue Beard. Donald had worked at Booster Manufacturing in Clarksville for many years until his health no longer permitted him to work. Donald is a Baptist and was devoted to his family. Survivors include sisters Linda Wilkins of Clarksville and Bea Burt of Oak Grove, KY; brothers Paul Beard of Clarksville; Ira Beard Jr. (Mickey) of Clarksville; and Robert Beard of Clarksville as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Donald is preceded in death by brothers Danny Beard, and Larry Beard and sisters Joanne Gibbs and Myrtle Mae Howard. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no public funeral services for Donald. Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center 335 Franklin Street Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by going to www.gatewayfh.com.