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.

Visit www.holcombebrothers.com to view this obituary online or send condolences.

The MItchell News

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