Whitesburg KY

Rites held for Luther Martin, Jr.

Funeral services for Luther Martin Jr., 77, of Whitesburg, were held September 5 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

A son of the late Luther and Lillie Mae Hall Martin, he was born in Colson. He died September 1 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard.

Mr. Martin was a member of the Fleming-Neon High School Class of 1960. He loved dancing, running, softball, bowling and horse races. He was an avid University of Kentucky fan.

Surviving are his wife, Anita Harden Martin; four sons, Greg Martin of Harriman, Tenn.; Bruce Jacobs of Kingsport, Tenn., and Willie Wyatt and Fredrick Profitt, both of Whitesburg; two grandchildren, Jackson Martin and Ivy Ann Jacobs; two brothers, Pete Martin and Curt Martin, both of Colson; and four sisters, Anita Martin, Betty “Mike” Johnson and Louise Gregory, all of Colson, and Virginia Asher of Anderson, Ind.

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