Gregory Coy Martin, 58, passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021 at home under the care of GHC Hospice.
Greg was born on December 20, 1962 in Jacksonville, Florida. He and his family relocated several times within the state of Florida during his childhood. After graduation from Cypress Lake High School in Fort Meyers, Florida, Greg enlisted in the United States Army where he proudly served his country in various duty stations. Upon his discharge from active duty military operations, Greg attended West Side Institute of Technology where he studied steam plant operations and water treatment. He put his education to good use as he began a career in which he worked at the University of Tennessee and later the City of Savannah, Georgia where he attained the position of Senior Steam Plant Operator. Greg later worked for the City of Sumter, South Carolina for a short time before retirement and relocation to Hinesville, Georgia. A faithful and devoted member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Greg enjoyed fishing, singing and spending time with the ones he loved. His father, Daniel Martin, and his son, Justin William Martin, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of thirty-three years, Robin Fenton Martin of Hinesville, Georgia; four children, Greg Martin, Jr. and wife, Beth of New Baden, Illinois, Clinton Martin and wife, Brittney of Port Wentworth, Georgia, Cody Martin of Charleston, South Carolina and Caleb Martin and wife, Hayley of Havelock, North Carolina; mother, Frances Hiers of Hinesville, Georgia; brother, Paul Martin of Candler, North Carolina; seven grandchildren, Benjamin, Luke, Jackson, Peyton, Nolan, Jayden and Ethan and his beloved pets, Lucky and Hunter. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home in Jesup, Georgia. The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 6:00 at the funeral home prior to the services.
Private interment will be held in the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville with military honors rendered by the United States Army.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society at 428 Bull Street, unit 205, Savannah, GA 31401 or online at www.cancer.org
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