James Edward “Jim”` Martin Jr.
January 6, 1949 - June 12, 2024

James Edward “Jim” Martin, Jr., 75 of Chickamauga, passed away peacefully to join his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, after a 9 year battle with illness, Jim is now enjoying his eternal life in Heaven. Family and friends will cherish many fond memories and look forward to seeing him again. Jim was born on January 6, 1949 in Detroit, Michigan to the late, James & Marie Filyaw Martin and had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life. Jim was a spiritual man who loved The Lord and sharing from the Bible. He was a member of Lighthouse of the Word Church in Rossville, Georgia for more than 37 years and loved his church family. He enjoyed Bible Study and numerous church activities. His other favorite past times were hunting, fishing and watching westerns. He was also preceded in death by his two sons, Toby Martin and Jimmy Martin and two brothers, Joe Martin and Ricky Martin. Jim was a loving and devoted brother, husband, father and grandfather that will be truly missed by all who knew him.

Jim is survived by his loving wife, Dianne Anthony Martin with whom he treasured 38 years of marriage; two sons, Jerry Martin and Phillip Martin; two step-children, Judy & (Bobby) Smith and Mack Travis and there 5 children and 2 grandchildren; and numerous extended family & friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 17, 2024 in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel with Rev. Mike Lowery officiating. Burial will follow in the Lakewood South Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1 ~ 8 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home.

Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia 30742

 

Visitation

Wilson Funeral Home – Ft. Oglethorpe Chapel
555 West Cloud Springs Road
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-5555

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Wilson Funeral Home – Ft. Oglethorpe Chapel
555 West Cloud Springs Road
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-5555