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John Dorris

John Dorris "Mac" McElroy

Thursday, October 19th, 1939 - Thursday, April 16th, 2020
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Obituary

John Dorris “Mac” McElroy age 80, of Clarksville, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, April 16, 2020 while surrounded by his loving family.

Dorris entered this life on October 19, 1939 in Montgomery County, TN to the late Jesse and Effie Smith McElroy. He was a Baptist and retired from Clarksville Gas and Water after 40 years of service. Dorris was very loved by his grandchildren and was known to them as “Pop”. Those who had the privilege to meet or know him were blessed with his humor.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Patricia Ann (Sheppard) McElroy, four brothers, and one sister.
Survivors include his daughters; Pam (Russ) Clark, Bonita Floyd and Lea (Scott) Davis; grandchildren; Jonathan (Jessica) Clark, Kimberly (Jerry) Gray, Stephen (Melissa) Floyd, Kristi (Paul) Guzman, Brendan Davis, Carlie Davis, Hanna Davis and Scotti Davis; great-grandchildren; Amy, Jayden, Britton, Hattie, Alexandria, Elijah, and Ben Abraham; sister-in-love; Barbara (Steve) Elliott; and several nieces and nephews.

A private family service will be held at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.NaveFuneralHomes.com
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The Smith family Eric, Susan, Tara & Jack

Posted at 07:59pm
Ms. Lea Davis, we plant this tree in loving memory of your father.
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Ricky & Carol Burkhart

Posted at 06:51pm
Lea, I hope you will share the things I said to you about your dad with all of your family. HE WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN!!!
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CamerOn Jones

Posted at 02:17pm
So Sorry for your Loss,😢I will never forget McEroy, no I didn’t miss spell,lol I will never forget thru my young childhood, he worked with my a Granddad, Browning .he would hide candy in my gradads city truck and it was such a regular thing that I knew to look for it when he came home,lol..... Again Sorry for family
Cameron Jones
granddad..NN Browning
 
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Pam Clark Posted at 11:04am

Thank you for the story. We used it at the funeral. It sounds like our Daddy hiding candy. He always had candy and snacks for the grandkids. He thought a lot of "Mr. Brown" as we knew him. I can remember you coming over once with your granddad and I want to say got on the neighbor's pony and it took off down the road with you.
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Barry and Tammy McElroy and Boys

Posted at 09:29am
We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief.
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Tammy McElroy

Posted at 08:51am
Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather, openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.

Prayers and fond memories are what we have to remember our dearly departed. May the love of family and friends comfort you during these difficult days, our most heartfelt condolences.
Love, Barry McElroy and Family
 
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Lea Davis Posted at 08:50pm

Thank you all so much!
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