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 Paul Kermit Martin, Jr

Paul Kermit Martin, Jr

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Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 80)
Burial El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 100125803 · View Source
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Paul K. Martin Jr., 80, of Lawson, passed from this life on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at his home in Lawson.

Paul was born on June 14, 1932 in Junction City to the late Paul Kermit and Rubye Elizabeth (Johnson) Martin. Paul was a sergeant in the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War Era. Paul worked for American Oil for many years and was a retired pipefitter. He was a member of the local pipefitters union in Brownsville, Texas and was a member of the Calion Masonic Lodge. In his younger years, Paul enjoyed hunting and fishing. Over the last several years, Paul enjoyed driving his daily routine around Strong, Lawson, El Dorado and Calion, visiting with his friends and taking in the sights of that day. He was a member of Grace Bible Baptist Church in El Dorado and was a beloved father, brother, grandfather and friend.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Billy Martin and Buddy Martin; three sisters, Athalene Rowell, MayDean Braddock and Judy Reagon; and one son-in-law, Walter Hoopes.

Those left to cherish his memory include one daughter, Elizabeth Hoopes of Junction City; two sons, Paul K. Martin III of Mobile, Ala. and Stephen A. Martin of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Terry Martin and his wife, Peggy, of El Dorado and Randy Martin and his wife, Mary, of El Dorado; two sisters, Polly Ross and her husband, Walter, of Pascagoula, Miss. and Diane Matherne and her husband, Bari, of Gulfport, Miss.; four grandchildren, Shelby Tice of Eugene, Ore., James Hoopes of Junction City, Regina Reed and her husband Brian of Mobile, Ala. and Adrian Martin of Mobile, Ala.; six great-grandchildren; one special K9 friend, Queenie; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bailey Funeral Home.

Graveside services are scheduled for 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5 at Champagnolle Cemetery near Calion with Bro. Danny Donahoe officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home of El Dorado.



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  • Created by: henry osborne
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100125803
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Paul Kermit Martin, Jr (14 Jun 1932–1 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100125803, citing Champagnolle-Castleberry Cemetery, El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by henry osborne (contributor 47228310) .