J.V. Martin age 81 of Horse Cave passed away 5:02 a.m. Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at the Medical Center of Bowling Green.
Mr. Martin was born in Cowan, Tennessee, retired truck driver, drove 20 years for James Winn Trucking transporting the U.S. Mail, 15 years for Smith Transfer, 6 years driving a bus for Mammoth Cave National Park, ran a water delivery service for several years, member of the Teamsters Union Local 89, 25 year member of Bearwallow Masonic Lodge #231 and a member of Cave Springs Baptist Church.
Mr. Martin was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Lassie Connor Martin, daughter, Germaine Owen, sister Juanita Bishop and 3 grandchildren.
wife of 59 years: Norma Jean Adwell Martin of Horse Cave
2 sons: Perry Martin and wife Shannon of Horse Cave
Kevin Martin and wife Missy of Horse Cave
3 daughters: Veronica Hughes and husband Eddie of Murfreesboro
Nell Wathen Jaggers and husband Billy of Horse Cave
Kennetha Sanders and husband Bobby of Cave City
12 grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren
1 brother: Pepper Martin and wife Louise of Munfordville
4 sisters: Mabel Collins of Horse Cave
Elizabeth Wilson of Horse Cave
Josephine Edwards of Horse Cave
Lucille Carver of Jeffersonville, Indiana
several nieces and nephews
Visitation 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Friday and after 9:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Masonic Rites will be conducted 7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Funeral service will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 23, 2010 in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home with burial in the Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery.