He was preceded in death by his parents, William A. Martin Sr. and Lucy O’Rear Martin; a sister, Patricia Butler; and a brother, Samuel Ray Martin.
Martin is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Peggy Richardson Martin; his son, William A. Martin III; one sister, Barbara Ann Waid of Jasper; two brothers, Anthony Dean Martin of Jasper and David Lee Martin of New Mexico; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
You may visit with the family on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, from noon until 1 p.m. at Valhalla Funeral Home in Huntsville.
There will be a funeral service conducted by Dr. Bobby Burt commencing at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Valhalla Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
Please sign the guest registry at www.valhallafunerals.com.
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