|Birth: ||Apr. 9, 1919|
|Death: ||Feb. 1, 2011|
Robert Lyman Martin
Funeral service for Robert Lyman Martin, 91, of Decatur will be Friday, February 4, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Shelton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Benny Sivley officiating. The family will receive friends for two hours prior to service at the funeral home. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. in Crestwood Cemetery, Gadsden.
Mr. Martin, who died Tuesday, February 1, 2011, at Decatur General Hospital, was born April 9, 1919, in Texas to Lyman Martin and Jimmie Tune Martin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Martin. Mr. Martin was a member of Decatur Baptist Church and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served with the 5th Division at Iwo Jima during World War II. He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber in Gadsden after 39 years of service.
He is survived by one son, Bobby Martin and wife, Sue, of Buford, Ga.; two daughters, Beverly Burfield and husband, Jimmy, of Trinity and Belinda Drennan and husband, Richard, of Decatur; seven grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Published in The Decatur Daily on Thursday, February 3, 2011
Lyman Moody Martin (1886 - 1919)
Jimmie Allie Tune Martin Ragan (1894 - 1986)
Irene Martin (1924 - 1998)
Crestwood Memorial Cemetery
Plot: Block 10, Lot 106, Space 3
Created by: Gene Hill
Record added: Feb 02, 2011
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