Jimmy Lee Martin

Jimmy Lee Martin

Jimmy Lee Martin, 65, of Hamburg, died September 26, 2014 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

He was the owner of Jimmy L. Martin Construction Company and he retired from the Hamburg Fire Department after 20 years of service. He was a member of the Martinville Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter and a member of the Johnny Martin Hunting Club.

Mr. Martin was a native and life long resident of Hamburg. He graduated from Hamburg High School in 1968.

He was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Michael Drake and Meghan Brooke Martin; his parents, James Haywood “Woodie” and Dorothy Callaway Martin.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Debbie Kusturin Martin of Hamburg; two sons, Neil Martin and wife, Wendi, of Monticello and John Martin and wife, Andrea, of Hamburg; five brothers, James E. “Sonny” Martin and wife, Charlene, of Crossett, Joe Martin and wife, Pat, Freddie Martin and wife, Joy, Bobby Martin and wife, Sylvia, and Randy Martin and wife, Lacey; three sisters, Dorothy Savage and husband, Bo, Gladys Gulledge and husband, Edward, and Judy Bates and husband, Gene, all of Hamburg; a brother-in-law, Larry Kusturin and wife, Gail, of Little Rock; six grandchildren, Miguel Taylor, Amber Martin, Emily Martin, Jordan Martin, Reghan Martin and Jaci Martin and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held September 30 at 10 a.m. at the Martinville Baptist Church with Bros. Ryan McRae and Gene Gregory officiating.

Burial will be in the Hamburg Cemetery. Pallbearers are Nick Martin, Paul Gulledge, James Martin, Brad Martin, Blake Martin, Brian Martin and Nick Akers. Honorary pallbearers are Jerry Elizandro, Willie Elizandro, Terry Cain, John Herbert Martin, Terry Martin, Jamie Martin, Gary Callaway and Dusty Callaway.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Way, Little Rock, AR 72202-3591.