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Donald Lee Gleckler

July 27, 1936 ~ July 5, 2021 (age 84)

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Donald Lee Gleckler, age 84, of Clarksville, passed away Monday, July 5, 2021, at his residence.

Donald was born July 27, 1936, in Columbiana, OH, to the late Melville Seth Gleckler and Marie Gustafson Gleckler. He was also preceded in death by two brothers; one sister; and one grandson, Donny Everett.

Mr. Gleckler retired from the US Army after 20 years of service. He then worked for the US Postal Service for 19 years.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date, at Sango Cemetery.

Donald is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary "Elaine" Gleckler; two sons, James (Jill) Gleckler and David (Tammy) Gleckler; daughter, Susan (Teddy) Everett; and five grandchildren, James "JP" Gleckler, Morgan Gleckler, Raegan Gleckler, Chelsea (Chris) Collins, and Preston Loomis.

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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