Robert Lee Martin, Sr.

Robert Lee Martin, 85, of Crossett, passed away on August 25, 2021.

He was born on May 9, 1936 to Loney Lee and Ida Mae Lambert Martin in Natchez, Mississippi.

Robert was of the Baptist faith. He loved to travel and fish. He worked in construction, many times overseas, and served his country in the Army Airborne, Navy and National Guard. His dog and his cat let him live with them.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Howard L. Martin, Sr. and one sister, Luna Mae Martin Harper.

Robert is survived by his wife, Mardiana Martin; one son, Robert L. Martin, Jr. (Evelyn) of University Place, Washington; one daughter, Cindy McMillian (Andre) of Palm Bay, Florida; three brothers, John E. Martin, Sr. (Dorothy) of Brookhaven, Mississippi, J.L. Martin (Kyle) of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and David E. Martin, Sr. (Maxine) of Crossett; two sisters, Eva Williams of Crossett and Mary Renard (Robby) of Clayton, Louisiana; seven grandchildren, and numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Sunday, August 29, at 1 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home in Crossett. Graveside services will follow at 2 p.m. at Pinewood Memorial Park in Hamburg with Rev. Kevin McDaniel officiating.