Clayton Andrew Martin went to be with the Lord Monday, May 26, 2014.
Born in Jackson County May 3, 1994, he is the son of Juli (Tomlin) and Johnny Irvin, Baldwin, and Andy Martin, Homer.
Clayton was currently a junior at Toccoa Falls College and a dedicated, proud member of the Toccoa Falls Men’s Basketball Team.
He was also a proud member of the Clarkesville Fire Department. He loved God, basketball and fishing.
Clayton will be remembered for a smile that could light up a room and his gentle loving personality. He attended First Alliance Baptist Church, Toccoa.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, James and Shirley Martin and his great-grandparents, Jay and Claudine Barden Tomlin.
In addition to his parents, Clayton is survived by his grandparents, Paul and Carol Newlon, Demorest and Dan and Susan Tomlin, Demorest and Edith Irvin, Cornelia; his girlfriend, Leah Civitts, Toccoa; and step-sisters Christa Irvin, Clarkesville, Brittany Irvin Clarkesville and Nicole Irvin, Jacksonville, Fla.; and a host of other family and friends.
Clayton brought laughter, love and joy to everyone he met and will be missed by many.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Saturday, May 31.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Clayton Martin Memorial Fund at any Habersham Federal Credit Union Branch.
Condolences may be sent to the family at hillsidememorialchapel.com.
Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
The Northeast Georgian
May 30, 2014