Thomas E. Martin, 82 of White Pine, a devout Catholic, who attended St. Mary's Church in Knoxville, passed at his residence on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. He retired from the US Air Force after more than 20 years of service as an Engineer and serving in the Vietnam War. After retiring from the Air Force he began working at General Dynamics in Texas, where he retired from there after another 20 years. Besides loving his careers, he enjoyed going to the local Waffle House's on a daily basis for coffee and conversation.
Preceding him in death are his parents: Ernest and Pauline Martin and brothers: Bob and Kenny Martin. Tom leaves his daughter: Maria Maywald; grandchildren: Tommy (Jamie) and Ashley Martin; Siblings: Bill and Joe Martin; Carolyn (Gayle) Garner, Patricia (Doyle)Helton, Dorothy Martin, Linda Holt and Judy West.
Military graveside services will be held at 12:30 PM, Thursday, March 25, 2021 at the Est TN Veterans Cemetery, 2100 East Governor John Sevier Hwy, Knoxville.
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