Roy L. Martin, 71, of Spencer, died January 6, 2018, at the Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, after a short illness, surrounded by his family.|
He was born August 12, 1946, at Spencer, the son of the late Alfred and Gracie Lawson Martin.
Roy enjoyed working in the logging industry and operating a sawmill. He spent several years as an over the road truck driver with his cousin, Lenzy "Buzz" Martin, II.
Survivors include sons and daughter-in-law, David and Tina Martin of Reedy and Steve Martin of Spencer; daughter and son-in-law, Patty and George Jones of Reedy; brothers, Carroll Martin and Jake Martin both of Reedy; 12 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; lots of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Loretta Hughes; brothers, Nelson, Eugene and Leslie Martin; sisters, Linda and Cathy; grandson, Nathan; daughter-in-law, Melanie Martin.
Family and friends are invited to a graveside service at the Fox Cemetery, Reedy on Saturday, January 13 at 1:00 P.M.
John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed at www.taylorfuneralhomeinc.com