LUGOFF – Funeral service for John Mathew “Buck” Martin, 80, will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Union Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Union Baptist Church.
Mr. Martin passed away at home surrounded by family on Sunday, May 5, 2019. Born in Conway, he was the son of the late Marvin Arle and Mazie Royals Martin. Buck was a faithful member of Union Baptist Church where he served as chairman of the Deacons. He enjoyed rebuilding cars.
Surviving are his daughters, Mary Ruth Johnson (Charles) of Elgin, Johnnie Anne Crocker (Lou) of Elgin, and Tammy White (Bryan) of Elgin; sister, Shelby Adams; brother-in-law, Frontis Hardee; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Martin; brother, Joseph Arle Martin; and sisters, Evelyn Hardee, Bonnie Todd and Bernice Whitlock.