JAMES R. MARTIN
Chesapeake- Captain James R. Martin, US Navy, 48, son of Mr. and Mrs. Virl Martin of Heber Springs, AR., passed away on January 26, 2005. A native of Chesapeake, VA. and a 26 year veteran, he was the Inspector General for Commander Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk, VA. and previously was the Commander of Destroyer Squadron SIX in Pascagoula, MS. He also commanded USS SAMUEL ELIOT MORISON FFG 13.
He is survived by his loving wife Julie; their daughter Jennifer; their son Jared; his brother Bryan of McKinney, TX; his sister Cindy of Louisville, KY; his mother and father-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Carroll of Goose Creek, SC; sister in law and her husband Elaine and Burt Ardis of Monks Corner, SC; brother-in-law and his wife Bobby and Glenda Crowe of Summerville, SC; and sister-in-law and her husband Marilyn and Larry Sona of Cross, SC; many nieces and nephews; his church family at Kempsville Church of Christ where he was an active deacon; and his many shipmates.
The family will receive friends on Friday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach Chapel from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. The funeral will be held at the Kempsville Church of Christ at 11:00am Saturday with a visitation one hour prior to the service. The burial will follow at the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans