Joe E. Martin (1933 - 2014)
Joe E. Martin, 80, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014.
Graveside service: 10 a.m. Thursday in
Mr. Martin was born Dec. 9, 1933, in Moody. He grew up in
Mr. Martin coached Little League baseball at Eastside Little
League field for 13 years. In 1967, he coached the All Star team that won the
Texas Little League championship title and advanced on to
Mr. Martin retired from Williamson & Dickie in 1999 after 39 years of employment. He was an avid gardener, fisherman and handyman.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Martin; son, Lonny Joe Martin; his parents; and four siblings. Survivors: Wife, Edith Martin; daughters, Cathy Welborn (Michael) and Karen Gilmore; grandchildren, Lisa Priddy (Jason), Rebecca Floyd (Nicholas) and A.J. Gilmore and fiancee, Courtney; great-grandchildren, Isbell, Maggie, James, Caden, Jonah, Levi, Dylan, Ruth and Alex; former sons-in-law, Randy Isbell and Rich Gilmore; sisters, Ada Lou Ross (Bill) and Dorothy Melton (Robert); brother, Billy Martin; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Published in Star-Telegram from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2014