January 30, 2020
Clifford Eugene Martin Sr. was born June 19, 1935 in Hardin County to the union of the late Homer W. and Bessie Tucker Martin.
Mr. Martin departed this life on January 23, 2020 in Lawrenceburg, making his stay in this life some 84 years, 7 months and 5 days.
He was united in marriage to Lena E. Holt on September 6, 1958. Mrs. Martin preceded him in death on August 21, 1986.
Mr. Martin worked in phone and fiber optic construction for many years and later retired from Lincoln Brass. He was a member of the Old Union Community Church and served in the United States Army.
He is survived by four sons, Nathan Holt (Patricia), Clifford Martin Jr. (Beverly), John K Martin and Homer Wayne Martin; four daughters, Deborah Martin, Jackie Garrett (Gary), Ingrid Skelton (Randy) and Katie Dixon; two brothers, Homer Martin Jr. (Joann) and Harold D. Martin (Nancy); a sister, Sue Crowel; 24 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Martin was preceded in death by two brothers, Glen Martin and Lawrence E. Martin.
Service was held on January 27, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Old Union Community Church in Clifton with Jimmy Pickett officiating. Burial followed the Worley Cemetery on Beech Creek Road in Waynesboro.
Shackelford Funeral Directors assisted the family with arrangements.