Johnnie Martin, 78, of Hilliard, FL passed away March 1, 2018 at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was born July 28, 1939 in Griffin, GA to the late Boyd Watson Martin and Mary Emma Willoughby Martin. He was a veteran of the Army National Guard. Mr. Martin was a member of the First Baptist Church of Boulougne.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Doug Martin and Dick Martin and sisters: Mary Dorrough and Carolyn Culverson.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years: Jeannie W. Martin; 2-Children: Jonathan Eric (Kim) Martin and Jennifer Elizabeth Martin Pensa; 7-Grandchildren: Heather (Jeffery) Johnson, Kristin (Matt) Sauls, Aerial Pensa, Brianna (Tyler) Holliman, Brooke (Ross) Hobbs, Heather (Warren) Vining and Jenna Pensa; 1-Sister: Jeannie (Roger) Culverson; 1-Brother: Joseph Martin; 8-Great Grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and other realtives.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 7 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA from 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 8 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Lucas officiating.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32257 or by visiting their website at www.communityhospice.com/give.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.