Posted: Wed 1:54 PM, Apr 17, 2013
Funeral Home: Cone Funeral Home
Joseph Luther Martin, 80, of Alvaton, went to his heavenly home April 15, 2013, at Rosewood Nursing Home. He is preceded in death by his wife, Louise Ray Martin, and his parents, Joseph Luther and Suzie Martin of Bowling Green.
He is survived by his sisters, Virginia Kountz and Katherine Shockley. He is also survived by his son, Joey Kirt Martin and wife, Stephanie; stepdaughter, Beverly Murray; grandchildren, Jay Murray, Elizabeth Councill and her husband Timothy, Cory Murray, Cody Martin, Shelby Martin and Drew Martin; great-grandson, Benjamin Councill; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous friends.
He was a veteran, a faithful member of Romans Road Baptist Church and was cared for by Jeff and Betty Casteel, who will miss him dearly. Services are to be held at Cone Funeral Home on Thursday at 2 p.m. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Internment will follow at Bowling Green Gardens.
The familiy asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Hospice of Southern Kentucky. Donations can be made at www.hospicesoky.org.