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Obituary: Harold Gene Claud, 88

Harold Gene Claud, age 88, of Ashland City, Tennessee, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.  He was born on June 3, 1932, in Hickman County, Tennessee, to the late Emmitt and Elise Turner Claud. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 60 years, Ruby Helen Moss Claud; son, Donnie Claud; and brother, Ray Claud. He is survived by daughters, Gayle Johnson, Jean Beazley; son, Danny Claud; sister, Ruth Reece; brother, Lewis Claud; twelve grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Harold was a member of Sycamore Chapel Church of Christ and a retired machine mechanic for USM Machinery. 

He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather to his family and will be greatly missed.  Funeral service will be Friday, September 18, 2020 at 1pm in the Chapel of Cheatham County Funeral Home with Brother Johnny Trail officiating. Burial will follow in Sycamore Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery with grandsons serving as pallbearers. 

Family will receive friends on Thursday, September 17, 2020, from 2pm to 7pm and on Friday, September 18th, from 10am until service hour of 1pm.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Harold’s memory may be made to Adoration Hospice c/o: Cheatham County Funeral Home 615-792-2552 on-line condolences at


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