Gerald Ray “Bronc” Clinard, 68, of Greenbrier, passed away on Monday May 10, 2021 at North Crest Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday May 14th at 12 noon in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Tim Harris officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Sharon Cemetery with Ryan Clinard, James Story, Josh Clinard, David Lowe, Jerry Worsham, Marks Rios, Steven Krahn, and Darrell Toombs serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Ray was born January 2, 1953 in Springfield to the late Raymond and Margaret Gentry Clinard. He was a graduate of Springfield High School Class of 1971. Ray worked on the Pipeline for many years serving as a Master Mechanic, Equipment Manager, and Global Superintendent. After his retirement from the pipeline, he was the owner and operator of Pipelayer Services. Ray served in the National Guard and was a member of Mt. Sharon Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed car collecting, farming, raising his cattle, and grilling out with his family and friends. His favorite pastime was spending time with his grandchildren on the farm riding the four wheelers, feeding the cows, and watching movies together. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step grandchild: Blake Alvey.
Ray is survived by his wife: Debbie Toombs Clinard of Greenbrier, by his son: Ryan Clinard and wife Stacey of Gallatin, by his daughter: Jena Rae Story and husband James of Signal Mountain, TN, by his step children: Michelle Krahn and husband Steven of Texas, Misty Rios and husband Mark of Texas, Megan Lowe and husband David of Springfield, by his brother: Ricky Clinard and wife Diane of Greenbrier, by his nephew: Josh Clinard of Greenbrier, by his grandchildren: Hudson, Carson, Dawson, and Jackson Ray Clinard, Emma Welch, Annabelle, and Mary Margaret Story, and by his step grandchildren: Ryne Krahn, Jordan Flores, Allyssa Flores, Mark Rios III, Madison Rios, and William Collins.
If so desired, the family request memorial contributions be made to Mt. Sharon Cumberland Presbyterian Church. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.
Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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