Charles D. Compton, age 79, of Gatlinburg, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017. He was a member of Glades Lebanon Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Marie Compton, and son, Steven Allen Compton.
Wife of 59 years: Sylvia Ward Compton
Children: Kenneth Compton and wife Annette, Timothy Compton and wife Katie, Randy Compton
Grandchildren: Joshua Compton and wife Ebby, Becky Compton, Sarah Compton, Nicholas Compton and wife Alexandria, Kellie Compton, Zachary Compton, Brandon Compton
Great-grandchildren: Kyla Russell, Kaden Russell, Sh'Kanah Compton, Michael Compton, Victoria Johnson, Bentley Compton
The family will receive friends 5-7 PM Tuesday with a funeral service to follow at 7 PM in the Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Watson and Dale Ward officiating. Family and friends will meet 11 AM Wednesday in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens for interment. Online condolences may be made at www.atchleyfuneralhome.com.