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Charles L Leavell

October 21, 1929 ~ June 21, 2022 (age 92)


Charles L. Leavell, age 92 of Clarksville, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Arcadia Senior Living in Clarksville.

Charles was born October 21, 1929, in Todd County, KY, he is the son of the late Austin Peay and Minnie Moore Leavell.  He was preceded by his loving wife, Ella M. Leavell; one brother, Austin Peay Leavell Jr. ; two sisters, Margaret Leavell Johnson and Inez Joyce Pace. 

Survivors include, two daughters, Linda Tyree (Charles) Wall and Diane Tyree (John) Wamble; five grandchildren, Shannon Konkle (J.), Wendy Kauffman (Ken), Emily Williams (Joe), Kathryn Carter (Ray), and Justin Wamble. Five great grandchildren, Caroline and Ross Konkle, Emma and Maggie Williams, and Ella Kauffman; several nephews and nieces.

Charles was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War. A 1956 graduate of Austin Peay State University, he worked as an Engineer for BF Goodrich and later for BellSouth. He was an active member of Trenton Baptist Church, Trenton, KY serving as a Deacon, Sunday School Director, and teacher for the men's Sunday School Class. He was an avid Kentucky Wildcats Basketball fan and Sunday School classes often included lively basketball discussions before the lesson began.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 1:00 PM Thursday, June 30, 2022 at the chapel of Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Mathis officiating. Visitation will be 11:00 AM until the funeral hour of service, at the funeral home.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Arcadia and AseraCare Hospice for their excellent care.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements are entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences may be made at

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June 30, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street
Clarksville, TN 37040

Celebration of Life
June 30, 2022

1:00 PM
Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street
Clarksville, TN 37040

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