Richard Duane Elliott, of Clarksville, TN passed away at Tennova on July 31, 2020 at the age of 80. Richard was born in Springfield, MO on March 27, 1940 to Audrey Elliott and Elaine Elliott.
Survivors include his loving and devoted wife, Charlotte Faye Elliott; daughters, Kathy Hairston, Elizabeth Elliott, Rachael Davies (John); step-children, Scott Black (Amy), Leslie Booth (Chad) and Susan Wilkinson (Dale); grandchildren, Jessica Robertson (Dax), Alexis Deere, Dallas Davies, Cody Linkous, Conner Black, Stewart Black, Collin and Nick Wilkinson, and Dylan Booth; great-grandson, Jax Robertson; brothers, John Elliott (Delores), Mike Elliott (Evelyn), Dean Elliott (Shelley) of MO; a sister, Aprile Dingman (Gary) of MO; also many nephews, nieces, and friends. Richard served 3 years in the Army, worked at the Leaf Chronicle, and worked at USPS for 44 years and 10 months.
Richard has chosen cremation with no local services. A Celebration of Life will be held in Missouri at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center; 335 Franklin St. Clarksville, TN 37040; phone 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by visiting gatewayfh.com.