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Robert Batson, Sr.

Robert Batson, Sr.

Monday, August 20th, 1923 Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

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Obituary for Robert R. Batson, Sr.

Robert R. Batson, Sr.,96, of Clarksville, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Madison Street United Methodist Church with Pastor Harriet Bryan officiating. Burial and military honors will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019 at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home and again Sunday from 1:30 p.m. until the time of service at the church.
Robert entered this life on August 20, 1923 in Clarksville, TN son of the late, Horace and Kathleen Batson. He was a member of Madison Street United Methodist Church, former member of Clarksville Rotary Club, and a partner in Batson Family Enterprises. Robert was a graduate of the United States Military Academy West Point and a retired World War II Army Captain.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sons, Robert R. Batson, Jr. and Mark Batson; brothers, Fred Batson, Joe Batson and Tom Batson.
Survivors include his daughter, Diane Batson-Smith; brother, Richard H. Batson, grandchildren, Nicholas Batson, Bowie Batson, Sean Robert Batson, Bart (Christie) Batson, Brian Mann and Maxwell Batson; great-grandchildren, Aria Batson, Fynn Batson and Dakota Batson.
Condolences may be made online at www.NaveFuneralHomes.com.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 16th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    1209 Madison St.
    CLARKSVILLE, TN
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    Saturday, November 16th, 2019
    3:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Sunday, November 17th, 2019 | 1:30pm - 2:00pm
    Madison Street United Methodist Chuch
    CLARKSVILLE, TN
    Sunday, November 17th, 2019
    1:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Service

    Sunday, November 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Madison Street United Methodist Chuch
    CLARKSVILLE, TN
    Sunday, November 17th, 2019
    2:00pm
  • Interment

    Greenwood Cemetery
    Greenwood Ave.
    CLARKSVILLE, TN
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David McIntyre

Sending our condolences and sympathy to all the family.
Rev. Dave and Patty McIntyre
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Davis McCutchen

Sorry to learn of Bob's passing. He lived a life full of adventure. Bob was a great Rotary buddy, I enjoyed having lunch and sharing war stories. Rest in peace Bob, my condolences to your family.
Davis McCutchen
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Brian Mann


Froggy! Thank you for me being your "movie buddy" excuse to go all those awesome mid '80s movies and watching so many late night Elvira flicks on TV! Goonies never die!!!
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Brian and Christine Mann

Thank you for me being your "movie buddy" excuse to go all those awesome '80s movies and watching many late night Elvira flicks! Goonies never die!!!
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