Mr. Martin died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at his residence.
Born Jan. 31, 1948, in White County, he was the son of Robert and Ethelene Tomlin Martin. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister, Virginia Chastain.
Mr. Martin worked with Skitt’s Mountain Lumber Company as a sawyer for more than 40 years and enjoyed hunting, fishing and trading. In his spare time, Mr. Martin enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Surviving are his loving wife of 42 years, Carolyn Gibson Martin of Clarkesville; son and daughter-in-law, Joey and Denise Martin of Clarkesville; daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Robbie Whipple of Demorest; brother, Robert Martin Jr. of Lula; sisters, Paulette Moody of Commerce and Joyce Boswell of Maysville; grandchildren, Dylan and Madison Whipple, Anna and Alyssa Martin, Blake Tanksley and Lauren Lewallen.
An online guest register is available for the Martin family and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
August 15, 2012