Clarence "Bud" Partin
May 12, 2012
Clarence \"Bud\" Partin
May 12, 2012
Clarence \"Bud\" Partin, 76, of Englewood, died Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
A native of Chattanooga and a longtime resident of Englewood, he was a son of the late Clarence Eugene and Grace Phillips Partin. He was recently preceded in death by one sister, Betty Jean Strickland.
He was well-known from Chattanooga to Knoxville as an expert diesel mechanic, having retired from Roberts Brothers Motors. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Ringgold, Ga.
Survivors include his loving wife of 54 years, Gladys Brinkley Partin of Englewood; one daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and Curtis Osborne of Englewood; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Clarence Dewayne and Cynthia Partin of Dayton, Darrell Glenn Partin of Cleveland, and David Allen and Alison Partin of Englewood; two sisters, Bobbie Headrick of Ringgold, Ga., and Tiny Partin-Smith of Chattanooga; two brothers and sisters-in-law, William Doyle and Loretta Partin of Stockbridge, Ga., and Joe and Karen Partin of Apison; nine grandchildren, Jennifer Partin, Laura Partin, Samantha Partin, Rachel Partin, Courtney Osborne, Constance Osborne, Brandon Partin, Camdon Partin and Emily Partin; and two \"special\" grandchildren, Cameron Powers and Amanda McSpadden.
Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Curtis Osborne and Brother Clarence Partin officiating. Entombment will be 9 a.m. Wednesday in the McMinn Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the online registry at www.zieglerfuneralhome.com
Ziegler Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements.