Conway...Jeff Robert "Tommy" Martin, Sr. age 81, passed away September 29, 2015 at Conway Medical Center.
Mr. Martin was born in Horry County, SC, the son of the late Dock Robert Martin and Minnie Hardwick Martin. He was a very active member and Deacon of North Conway Baptist Church. Mr. Martin was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was also a member of the Gideon's International. After retiring from A & P as Market Manager he worked part-time at Laurie's IGA in Conway. He loved to fish and garden.
Mr. Martin was predeceased by a sister, Mary Alma James and a brother, John Hardwick.
Survivors include: his wife Mary Wayne Martin; son, Jeff Martin of St. Johnsbury, VT; two daughters, Marilyn Busch (David) of Aiken, SC and Susan Calhoun (Kevin) of Columbus, GA; six grandchildren, Matthew Martin, Zachary Martin, Jim Busch (Ansley), David Busch (Erin), Robert Calhoun and Mary Helen Williams (Stephon); one great-grandchild, Amelia Busch; two sisters, Edna Tyler (O.V.) and Lois Graham (James); a godchild, Tommy Benton; many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members.
Funeral services will be held 2:00PM Saturday at North Conway Baptist Church with Dr. Jeffrey L. Gaskins and Rev. Kevin Calhoun officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be sent to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800 or online at www.gideons.org or to North Conway Baptist Church, 1608 Sessions Street, Conway, SC 29526.