Mr. George Raymond Martin, age 97 of Florence, Alabama (formerly of Rockwood) passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 6, 2015 from 9:30am to 10:30am at Elkins Funeral Home in Florence, Alabama. The Funeral Service will follow at 10:00am at Elkins Chapel. A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 10:00am in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Rockwood with Full-Military Honors by the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard and the U. S. Army Honor Unit.
Mr. Martin was born in Rockwood, Tennessee on November 17, 1917. Mr. Martin was a member of First Christian Church of Florence where he was a Deacon and Elder. He was a Veteran of the U. S. Army during World War II, He is an active member of the VFW & American Legion. He was retired from TVA as a Project Services Manager after 46 years of Service. Mr. Martin was preceded in death by Parents: John T. & Belle Garrett Martin; Wife: Mary Kathryn Martin.
He is survived by:
Sons: Lyn Martin of Florence, Alabama
Mike Martin (Kristie) of Sheffield, Alabama
Grand Son: Brett Martin (Meghan) of Florence, Alabama
Granddaughter: Katie Hanback (Bronson)
2 Great-Grandsons: Brockton and Brecken Hanback all of Florence.
Special Caregiver and Friend: Peggy Kline
In lieu of Flowers, Memorial can be made to First Christian Church of Florence, Alabama of the Shriners Hospital. Elkins Funeral Home of Florence is serving the Family for the Florence Services and Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is serving the Family for the Rockwood Services.