OBITUARY: Ricky Dale Clinard


Ricky Dale Clinard, age 65 of Springfield, passed from this life on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at NHC Healthcare in Springfield.

Ricky was born July 4, 1958 in Springfield to the late Arthur Bell Howard Clinard and Lorene Fulton Clinard.

He was of the Baptist faith and was a farmer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Leroy Clinard, Freddie Clinard, and Thomas Ray Clinard and sister, Mildred Uhles.

Surviving him are his daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Nick Hildabrand of Russellville, KY; grandchildren, Eli Hildabrand and Ellee Hildabrand; brothers, Lewis Clinard and Donnie Clinard, both of Springfield; and sisters and brother-in-law, Mary Brooks of Russellville, KY and Linda Kay and Charles Brooks of Elkton, KY.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at 11:00 AM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Rev. Clay Burchett and Bro. Kenny Chyle officiating. Burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Nick Hildabrand, Roger Turns, Barry Turns, Kenneth Clinard, Ronnie Casteel, and Austin Smith serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Burton and Rod Casteel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 9 AM until the hour of service.

The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to Caris Hospice. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.

Robertson County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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