Jimmy Lee Martin

October 7, 1954 ~ July 29, 2021 (age 66)


Mr. Jimmy Lee Martin was born October 7, 1954 to the late Raymond (Boot) and Elizabeth (Nan) Martin.  He transitioned to his heavenly home July 29, 2021 at his residence in Fayetteville, NC.

Jimmy Lee attended John Motely Morehead High School in Eden, NC.  He worked for the City of Eden Sanitation Department, City and County of   Roanoke VA, and the Department of Defense (foodservices) until his health declined.

He loved fishing, socializing, cooking for family gatherings and other professional occasions.  There was never a dull moment around Jim, a joke or two made everyone laugh!

Jimmy Lee gave his life to Christ in 2009 (LORD, I just want to thank you) and joined Kingdom Living Worship Church, Inc., where he served as a Trustee.

Jimmy was united in marriage to Cloria Ann Scales for 47 years and to this union three children were born.

Proceeding him in death were his parents Raymond and Elizabeth Martin, son Anzio S. Martin, brothers Clarence, Raymond Jr., Ernest Lee, Kenneth Ray and Charles Martin all of Eden, NC.

Jimmy Lee leaves to cherish his memories: Spouse, Cloria Ann Scales Martin, Fayetteville NC, sons: Domonic D. Martin (Tamika) Jacksonville, Fl., Jimmy Lee Martin Jr (Tara) Fayetteville, NC, sisters: Mary Gaston, Janice Martin both of Roanoke VA, Iris Graves, Charese Martin, Mae Wade, Diane Clodfelter all of Eden NC, Sharon Millner of Texas, brothers: George Earl Martin of Roanoke VA, Michael Blackstock of Indianapolis, six grandchildren, one great-grand child, a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life service will take place at 11:00am on Friday, August 6, 2021, at Robinson Memorial United Holy Church, 521 Turner Street, Eden, North Carolina with Pastor Gary Cannon presiding. The family will receive visitors and friends from 10:00am to 11:00am at the church on Friday.  Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Garden, Reidsville, North Carolina. Public viewing will be at the Johnson & Sons funeral home, Reidsville, NC on Thursday, August 5th. Please follow CDC recommendations and wear your mask when visiting the funeral home and upcoming services.

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