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Thomas Edward "Eddy" Martin
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Obituary for Thomas Edward "Eddy" Martin

Eddy Martin, 62, of Battle Creek, TN died Sunday, June 4, 2017 following a brief illness.

A descendant of one of Marion County, Tennessee’s pioneer and best-known farming families, Eddy was the son of the late Billy Benton & Bonnie Faye McGahey Martin. He was a 1973 graduate of South Pittsburg High School and a lifelong farmer in the Battle Creek Community near South Pittsburg. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Tom & LenaBelle Martin; uncle, Dave Martin; and brother, George Martin.

Eddy will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Martin; children, Samantha Ann Martin, Sarah Lynn Martin, Thomas Benton Martin and William Edward Martin all of Battle Creek; grandson, Jack Orin West; uncle, Woody Martin; aunts, Catherine Martin Adams and Emma Lou Oswald.

Visitation will be held at Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg, TN on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 5:00-9:00 pm Central time.

Funeral services will be held in the South Pittsburg Chapel of Rogers Funeral Home at 10:00 am Central time on Thursday, June 8, 2017, with Rev. Jeff Nelson, officiating. Interment will follow at Gilliam Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Battle Creek Baptist Church, 5483 Battle Creek Road, South Pittsburg, TN 37380.

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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Rogers Funeral Home - South Pittsburg

400 Laurel Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

All times are Central time.





10:00 AM
Rogers Funeral Home - South Pittsburg

400 Laurel Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

All times are Central time.

Cemetery Details


Gilliam Cemetery

5480 Battle Creek Road
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

Memorial Contribution

Battle Creek Baptist Church

1491 Battle Creek Road
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

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