Jack LeRoy Martin, SR. was born August 28, 1940 to Cleo Martin and Mary Louise (Sizemore) Martin in Humansville, Missouri. He passed away January 2, 2021 at his home in El Dorado Springs, Missouri.
He attended El Dorado Springs High School graduating in 1958. On June 16, 1962 Jack married the love of his life, Carol “Joy” Kingcade. This union was blessed with four children. On October 10, 1970 Jack was baptized as one of Jehovah’s witnesses. He served faithfully for 50 years.
Together, Jack and Joy ran a successful roofing business for 9 years. Jack also worked at Allisons. In his later years he had a small engine repair shop where he enjoyed working on old lawn mowers and chain saws.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Jean Helm and 2 brothers, Don Martin and Bob Martin.
He is survived by his wife, Joy Martin; 3 sons, Jack Jr. of Tennessee, Randy (Kim) of Belton, Missouri and Rick of Kansas City, Missouri; daughter, Jenny (William) Burns of El Dorado Springs, Missouri; 3 grandchildren, Levi and Zoey Burns, Candi Landon; 3 great grandchildren and 1 brother, Darrel Martin of El Dorado Springs, Missouri and many nieces, nephews and several friends.
The family wishes to Thank everyone for their generosity, love and prayers during this difficult time. A virtual memorial service will be held via Zoom on January 9, 2021 at 2 PM.
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