Our beloved father, grandfather, brother, and uncle peacefully entered into eternal rest on November 23,2018 at the age 90. Robert Lee Martin was born to the union of Fred and Mary J. Martin on August 5,1928. He was a Native of Greensburg, LA. and a resident of Baton Rouge,LA.
He is survived by six children, Lendell L. Martin(Evelyn) of Amite,LA, Beulah M. Decuir (Gene) of Baton Rouge,LA,Herman R. Martin (Selina) Lynn Haven,Florida, Douglas Martin (Mona) of Baton Rouge,LA, Robert Dennis Martin (Mary) of Baton Rouge,LA, and Edna M. Dixon of Denham Springs,LA, four sisters Catherine E. Martin, Ella M. Bogan(Wilbert), Dimple M. Martin, and Mary M. Martin all of Baton Rouge,LA, three sisters-in-laws, Catherine Lee, Earlene Lang, of Dennis Mill,LA, and Ingrid Martin of Monument, Colorado, 23 grandchildren, 65 great-grandchildren, and 39 great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Mary Hazel Morris Martin, daughter Ora A. Martin Franklin, grandson Jamaal Martin, parents Fred and Mary Jackson Martin, brothers Willie Morgan, Clarence Martin Sr, Charlie Martin, Alfred Martin, Leon Martin Sr., Joe Louis Martin and sister Myrtis Ruth Martin Dyer.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 1,2018 at 11 am until religious services at 2 pm at Straight Life Baptist Church 3891 Pocasset St. Baton Rouge,LA, Pastor Robert E. Franklin officiating. Interment in Andrew Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery, Hwy 16, Dennis Mills,LA.
The Martin family would like to extend a sincere thanks to Pace of Baton Rouge and St. Clare Manor Nursing Home.
Services entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home of Denham Springs, LA.