J. C. Martin
July 6, 1940 - April 3, 2022
J. C. Martin, age 81 and a resident of Pine, died Sunday morning April 3, 2022 after a lengthy illness. He worked as an automotive body and paint technician for many years. J.C. served at several different car dealerships and body shops through the years, most recently working for Herbert McKenzie Body Repair. He enjoyed antique cars and had quite a few old Ford Mustangs over his lifetime. J.C. loved eating at cookouts and crawfish boils with his family. He loved his pet Terrier mix “Pup” and treated him like a special member of his family.
Survived by: 3 Sons and Daughters in law: Leroy and Kimberly Martin, Roger and Bonnie Martin, Scottie and Lesley Martin; Grandchildren and Spouses: Heather and Cisco Mejia, Lisa Martin, Brittany Martin Seal and Tyler Seal, Whittney Martin, Madison Martin, Colton Martin, Brynleigh Martin; Great-grandchildren: Nick Mejia, Andrea Mejia, Haley Mejia, William Barnes, Blake Jenkins, Gavin Seal, Oaklynn Stewart; Brother: Ralph Martin; Sister: Mavis Jones; Also numerous nieces, nephews and other family members
He was preceded in death by his wife Betty Ruth Penton Martin, parents Clifford Martin and Grace Freeman Martin, granddaughter Krista Martin, great-grandson Dru Martin, brother Ronald Martin and sister Janice Martin.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Wednesday April 6th from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 12:00 pm Wednesday with Bro. Darren Uzell officiating. Burial will follow in the Pace Cemetery near his home.
Pallbearers: Richard Penton, Trevor Penton, Patrick Temples, Steven Branch, Wilson Jones, Tab Seals
Honorary Pallbearers are John Penton and Tyler Seal