Wiley Joe Martin

Wiley Joe Martin, 82, of Lexington died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at St. Mark’s Medical Center in LaGrange.

Funeral service is set for 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Rev. Ray Dennis of Shiloh Baptist Church officiating.

Visitation will be 4 p.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.

Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Starr Cemetery near Elkhart.

Mr. Martin was born Nov. 27, 1936, in Mart to Joel Enoch and Mozelle Lafaun (Wiley) Martin.

He was a U.S. Army veteran.

On Dec. 16, 1977, he married Linda Goetz at Assembly of God Church in Cameron.

Mr. Martin worked at Alcoa for 35 years, retiring in May of 2003.

He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church; the Lexington American Legion No. 6, where he served with their honor guard; the Lexington Lions Club, where he served on the Lexington Park Building Committee; as well as a member of the United Steel Workers Union of America.

Mr. Martin enjoyed his morning and afternoon coffee at Herk’s.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joel and Mozelle Martin, and two brothers, Bobby James Martin and Jimmy Don Martin.

Survivors are his wife Linda Martin of Lexington; a son, Clifton Wiley Martin and wife Laurie Brooke Martin of Meridian, Idaho; three daughters, Dolly Denise Martin of Wisconsin, Kimberly Ann Martin of Cedar Park, Becky Jo Schubert and husband James of Rosanky; a brother, Jerry Lynn Martin of Arizona; and his grandchildren, David Wiley Martin, James Jackson Martin, Clifton Wiley “Bubba” Martin Jr. and Dean Clayton Martin.

Rockdale Reporter

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