OBITUARY

Robby Dean Martin

April 22, 1939March 31, 2021
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Robby Dean Martin passed away March 31, 2021. He was born in LaFrance, South Carolina on April 22, 1939 to Julian and Alice Martin (both deceased). A Christian man that was a devoted husband, son, brother, father, grandfather and friend.

Robby was affectionately known as Grandaddy, RaRa and Pop, by his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife Tempie Martin; his children: Deana Martin Thomas (Mitch), Jeffrey Martin (Kim), Rhonda Schumman (Arnold), John Prior (Debbie); grandchildren: Haden Martin (Lacy), Hannah Martin, Sylvia Arnold (Chris Seigler), Owen Prior, Anthony “Lad” Moody (Suni), Katie Nesmith (Josh); great-grandchildren: Mila, Ellie and Wilder Martin and James Nesmith; twin sister, Lynda Taylor (Gary); and brother, Cleo Martin (Sandra); and several nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. He was a solid rock and had a kind and gentle soul. He will be greatly missed!

Robby retired from Reliance Electric in 2000 after 35 years of service. His responsibilities ranging from shop foreman to Customer Service Manager. He was an avid golfer for years. He enjoyed playing here at home but also on many distant courses.

Visitation will be at Bernstein Funeral Home in Athens on Saturday, April 3, from 2:00-3:00 p.m., with the funeral at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel. Pastors Howard Conine, David Hutchins and Eddie Wiggins will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Children’s Ministries Center of New Covenant Worship Center or the American Cancer Society.

Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, April 3, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, April 3, 2021

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