Mr. James Dalton Martin, age 84, of Bonifay, Florida passed away Dec. 14, 2019 at his home. He was born April 26, 1935 in Vernon, Florida to the late Edd Benjamin Martin and Abby Gail Kelley Martin.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Martin was preceded in death by one brother, George 'Buddy' Coleman Martin.
Mr. Martin is survived by his wife of 63 years, Bessie Martin of Bonifay, FL; two sons, Gene Martin and wife Michele of Freeport, FL and Rev. Kenneth Martin and wife Linda of Pensacola, FL; one brother, Deloyd 'Dink' Martin and wife Karen of Vernon, FL; six grandchildren, Jenna Brabham and Mason, Spencer Martin, Chase Martin, Jesse Varner and Jordan, Lenny Moulton and Kaila Wisecarver and Dustin; four great-grandchildren, Sailor, Abby, Carson and Whalen; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Dec. 18, 2019, at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Ike Steverson and Rev. Kenneth Martin officiating. Interment followed in the Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. The family receiveed friends one hour prior to the service from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church.
Published in Washington County News from Dec. 16 to Dec. 25, 2019.