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In Memory of

Earl Martin

October 24, 1932 - September 10, 2017

Obituary


Earl Martin Jr. passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was 84 years old. Beloved husband of the late Theresa Bacile Martin of 59 years. Loving father of Steven Martin (Beth), Dawn Shulin (Steven), and Nikki Gonzales (Michaele). Grandfather of Kerilyn, Michel, Ashley, and Emily. Great-grandfather of Kaitlyn, Caleb, Aleksander, Liam, Adalyn, and Bobby. Son of the late Earl and Antionette Martin. Brother of Joan Martin Funk and the late Dottie Bonnett, Edward Martin, and Carolyn Martin. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, to whom he was known as "Uncle Junior", including...

Earl Martin Jr. passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was 84 years old. Beloved husband of the late Theresa Bacile Martin of 59 years. Loving father of Steven Martin (Beth), Dawn Shulin (Steven), and Nikki Gonzales (Michaele). Grandfather of Kerilyn, Michel, Ashley, and Emily. Great-grandfather of Kaitlyn, Caleb, Aleksander, Liam, Adalyn, and Bobby. Son of the late Earl and Antionette Martin. Brother of Joan Martin Funk and the late Dottie Bonnett, Edward Martin, and Carolyn Martin. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, to whom he was known as "Uncle Junior", including his special niece Stephanie Bonnett. Earl was a native of New Orleans and has been a resident of Jefferson Parish for the majority of his life. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked as a ship chandler and was a proud owner of numerous racing horses throughout his life. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Memorial Mass at LEITZ-EAGAN Metairie, 4747 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, on Saturday morning, September 16, 2017 at 11:00. Visitation will begin at 9:00 in the morning. An online guestbook is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.