Visitation for Gary Hugh Martin will be held on Monday, July 17, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Riverwood Family Funeral Service.
The Celebration of Life Service will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Johnston Chapel United Methodist Church in Summit.
Gary, age 70 and a resident of Bogue Chitto, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, July 15, 2017. He retired as a supervisor for the Social Security Administration,
as well as a volunteer for Summit Dixie Youth Baseball for over 30 years. Gary played football at Mississippi College,
volunteered with the McComb Recreation Department,
was an active member of the American Legion, and the Bogue Chitto School Booster Club. He was recognized by the Social Security Administration
with a Commissioners Citation, which is the SSA’s highest honor, for his work during Hurricane Katrina. Gary was a loving and caring man who will be missed by all who knew him.
Gary is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Martin; sons, David Martin and wife Jackie, James Martin and wife Deanna, and Paul Martin and wife Alicia;
grandchildren, Hunter, Samuel, Eli, Breawna. Gracie, Garrett, Ethon, and Emily; as well as his brother, Tommy C. Morris.
He is preceded in death by his parents, George William Martin, Jr. and Omma Bell Morris; and sister, Lillian Marie Wilson.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital at 2500 N. State St. Jackson, MS 39216.