John James Martin,Jr

June 22, 1923 - November 7, 2001

06/22/1923 - 11/07/2001

Past Services

Saturday November 10, 2001
11:00 am
Amherst, VA

John James Martin, Jr., 78, of Barcelona Ln., passed away on November 7, 2001. Mr. Martin was a veteran of World War II where he was a Purple Heart recipient during the Pacific Theater. He retired after 35 years as a machinist with Civil Service at the Naval Air Station. He was also a member of the American Legion in Richmond, VA.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Carpenter Martin; daughter, Joyce Jaborek and her husband, Hans; sister, Christine Lloyd of Lynchburg; two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at Amherst Cemetery in Amherst, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ivy Hill Methodist Church, Rt 4, Box 226, Amherst, VA. Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach chapel, is handling arrangements.

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Elena, Ryan, Cameron, Sydney & Morgan Gallups
8 years ago

John was the kindest and most loving neighbor. My children will always remember him with joy in their hearts. We will always love you Mr. Martin.

Pat & Tommy Garrett
8 years ago

We are saddened to learn of John’s death. He was a true friend of over 30 years. We will miss you John. Louise, you are in our prayers. We love you and miss you.

Pat & Tommy

Joyce and Jim Alexander
8 years ago

We are sorry to hear about John. Saw on my caller ID where you had called but left no message. Our prayers are with you. Joyce and Jim Alexander