Clyde Bartlett

Clyde Bartlett, 82, of the South Toe Community, passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at the Solace Center in Asheville. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Avery and Lockie Smith Bartlett. 

He was also preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Jean Johnson Bartlett, who passed away in 2006; an infant daughter, Wanda; and siblings, Lewis, Ellen Lola, Lee, Landon and Carl.  

Clyde was a master carpenter all his life and could build anything from a toy box to a three-story hotel, and did. He enjoyed his family most of all. Clyde was a loving pawpaw, daddy, son and brother.  He was a loving caregiver to his deceased wife for many years and will be greatly missed.

Surviving are his children, Randy (Diana), Karen (Doug) and Jerry (Sharon); three grandchildren, Michelle (Brent), Jeremy (Brittany) and Seth (Charity); a sister, Louise Bishop, of Hickory; and a very special friend, Pauline Livingston, of Newdale.

Funeral services were 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  The Rev. Holt Whitson Jr. and Bobby Justice officiated.  Burial was in the Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family received friends from 1 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Flowers are appreciated and accepted, or memorials may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 264, Burnsville, NC 28714.

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