Willie Martin, Jr., age 88, of Prestonsburg, KY, widower of the late Gwendolyn Hall Martin, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020 in the Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, KY. He was born April 24, 1932 in Garrett, KY a son of the late Willie Martin Sr. and Jennie Petry Martin. He was a land surveyor engineer, was employed by Beaver Creek Consolidated, National Mines and retired from Knott-Floyd County Land in 1998. He was a 52+ year member of the Masonic Lodge, a 32nd degree mason, Past Master of the James W. Alley Masonic Lodge #869, Wayland, KY and a member of the Oleika Shrine, Lexington, KY.
He is survived by one daughter: Debbie Martin Hall, one grandson: Tanner Ray Hall, Prestonsburg, KY; one brother: Harold Dean (Arvella) Martin, Ft. Meade FL; one sister: Patsy Martin Patton, Garrett, KY; one sister-in-law: Linda (Roger) Murphy, and a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends.
In addition to his wife and parents, Willie was preceded in death by two sisters: Judith Kay & Edith Faye Martin.
Funeral Service will be conducted Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 1:00 PM in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, KY with Ted Shannon officiating. Burial will follow in the Gethsemane Gardens, Prestonsburg, KY and visitation will be after 5:00 PM Wednesday at the funeral home with a Masonic service to be conducted at 7:00 PM.
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