Kenneth Allen Gaines age 52 of Clarksville, TN, passed away on Wednesday June 23, 2021 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. He was born December 22, 1968 in Cookeville, TN. Ken had been employed for 22 years as a machinist with Hendrickson Trailer and Suspension. He was the most outstanding husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was a sarcastic goofball but loved with his whole heart. He was very active and loved the outdoors. He would do anything for anyone in a heartbeat and was someone you could always look up to. Left to cherish his memory is his wife Paula Pickard Gaines of Clarksville; his son Kyle Gaines of Clarksville; his daughter Mackenzie Gaines of Clarksville; his father Joe Gaines of Clarksville; and his brother Michael Gaines of Clarksville. Ken was also blessed with four grandchildren, Haley Gaines, Karson Gaines, Carter Vestal, and Noah Vestal. He was preceded in death by his mother Linda Roberts Gaines. In keeping with Ken’s wishes, there will be no public funeral services. 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. Those who are interested in Ken’s Go Fund Me page may go to tinyurl.com/kengaines.