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Lewis R. Martin

May 15, 1955 ~ October 10, 2020 (age 65)


Lewis R. Martin, age 65, of Athens, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Decatur Health and Rehab.

He was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County.  He was the son of the late George and Mary Ratlidge Martin.  He was preceded in death by his wife Linda Martin, Brothers Albert, Ed, Charles, Junior, Roy and Jimmy Martin, Sisters Mildred Givens and Dorothy Moses.

Lewis worked many years for Hammer and Johnson as a cement truck driver.

Survivors include;

Step-Daughter Sandra Farrell of Etowah;

Sister Betty McDaniel of Athens;

Many Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.

Visitation will be from 5 – 7 PM Tuesday, October 13 at Ziegler Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be at 11 AM Wednesday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Cardin officiating.

Graveside services will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Athens. 

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Lewis R. Martin.


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October 13, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
ATHENS, TN 37303-3490

Funeral Service
October 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

Graveside Service
October 14, 2020

12:00 PM
Cedar Grove Cemetery, Athens

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