Martin, Jack Lloyd

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Jack Lloyd Martin, 82, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Aug. 22, 22. Jack was born on September 2, 1939 in Riner, Va. He was preceded in death by his parents Garnett and Beulah Martin, wife Norma J. Martin and oldest brother James (JB) Martin. (Doris)

He is survived by his son Steve S. Martin and wife Jennifer D. Martin. One brother Stanley G. Martin (Ellen) one Sister Peggy M. Smith (JD) and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jack was a wonderful husband, father and friend. He grew up in small town Riner, where he spent most of his youth playing sports and working on a farm. He graduated from Auburn High school in 1958, shortly after graduation he enrolled into the United States Army. After his discharge from the Army he married his high school sweetheart.

Jack was a former Fire Chief and honorary lifetime member of Riner Volunteer Fire Department. He spent his working years as a small business owner, running Riner Food Center and then Riner Small Engine.

In his retirement years he and his lifelong friend Walter Knowles were avid ground hog hunters.

The Martin family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Pulaski Health & Rehabilitation Center, along with special friends, Jean Trump and family, Fran Tieleman, Bill Pack, the late Stanley and Virgnia Perdue and Chuck Fugate.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, August 29, 2022 at 2:00 PM in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Steve Akers officiating. Internment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 PM, Sunday evening at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. S.W. Blacksburg, Virginia.