Francis "Mac" Stanley Malecha, age 89, of Clarksville, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at his residence.
Mac was born February 13, 1932, in Northfield, MN, to the late Stanley Malecha and Julia Trnka Malecha. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Malecha; his twin daughters; two brothers; and two grandchildren.
He was a retired Master Sergeant from the US Army where he served in both Korea and Vietnam. He was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal and two Purple Hearts. He was past Commander of the VFW Post 4895.
Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, May 11, at 11:00 AM, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with Father Jacob Dio officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday, May 10, from 3:00 to 7:00 PM, with a Rosary to follow, at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home.
Mac is survived by four sons, Richard (Barb) Malecha, David (Melissa) Malecha, Randy (Bettye Sue) Malecha, and Dennis (Charlene) Malecha; five daughters, Regina (Nathan) Snyder, Bonnie Smith, Sandy (Terry) Futrelle, Terri (Mike) Haught, Bobbi (Phil) Haley; two brothers; three sisters; 23 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Brian Mann, Sonny Masiello, Eric Snyder, Nicholas Malecha, Jacob Haley, and Stuart Snyder.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 223 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, Suite 301, Nashville, TN 37203.
Arrangements are entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences may be made at www.nealtarpleyparchman.com.
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