Pastor W. Clyde Martin

Dec. 03, 2013 @ 11:05 PM

Pastor W. Clyde Martin, age 86 of Gatlinburg, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 2, 2013. Beginning at the age of 16, he committed his life to serving the Lord in the ministry as a pastor and evangelist.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings.

He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Ruth Richey Martin; son, Mark Martin; daughter, Deborah Gillespie; grandson, Joshua Dale Gillespie; granddaughter, Rebecca Gillespie; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends 2-4 PM Thursday with funeral service will follow at 4 PM at First Baptist Church, Sevierville with Rev. Dan Spencer, Rev. Mark Martin, Dr. Randy Davis, Dr. Ron Herrod, and Evangelist David Cobb officiating. Family and friends will meet at 11 AM Saturday in Shiloh Cemetery for interment. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.