Herman L. Martin

WAYCROSS — Herman L. Martin, 70, of Waycross died Friday afternoon, May 13, at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia after an extended illness.

He was born in Brantley County to the late James Leroy Martin and Macie Melton Martin. Martin had made Waycross his home for the majority of his life. He worked forty years for Joiner Fill Dirt and Transport.

He enjoyed fishing and camping. He loved his dog, “Lady Bug,” and his family. He enjoyed any moment he was able to spend with them. Martin will forever be remembered for how kind and caring he was to anyone he came in contact with. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Sammy Martin and a brother-in-law, Charles Lee.

Martin is survived by his wife, Linda Martin of Waycross; his daughter, Stacy Jean Kinnon of Vermont; three grandchildren, Dakota “Storm” Kinnon, Ava Goddin, Dawson Goddin; one sister, Gladys Lee of Hoboken; one brother, Billy Ray Martin and his wife Rena Fay of Hoboken; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A funeral was held at 3 p.m., Tuesday, May 17, in the Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Jordan Church Cemetery in Dixie Union.

The family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, May 16, at the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

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