OBITUARY

Leo Frederick MARTIN

September 5, 1942January 3, 2021

78yrs. Passed peacefully Sunday morning, January 03, 2021, at St. Thomas West; Graduate of Father Ryan 1960; Decorated Vietnam War Veteran, Helicopter Unit in US Army; Retired Conductor CSX (formerly L&N Railroad) over 40 years known as LF, Left Foot, Yellow Dog; Devoted husband, brother, and father, wonderful Granddaddy, and avid hunter and fisherman. Preceded in death by wife Betty Jean Martin, Brentwood, TN; son Leo F Martin JR, sister Patricia Clements, Franklin, TN; and parents Leo C and Josephine E Martin, Nashville, TN.

Survived by sister Alice Stephens and brother John C Martin; Children Jeanne Martin, Joseph Dozier, Karen Martinez, Kimber Moorhead, and Tammy Parrish. Grandchildren: Addison Dozier, Nora Forte, Caitlyn Forte, Rowen Forte, Jeremy Parrish, Josh Parrish, Jacob Parrish, Michael Weber, Daniel Weber. Graveside prayer Calvary Cemetery, January 14, 2021, 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, you may donate in his name to Hope for Warriors at hopeforthewarriors.org or American Kidney Fund at kidneyfund.org.

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

Memories

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James Green

January 12, 2021

Worked with Leo (Left Foot) when he was Conductor on the Chattannooga road. Good man to work with, he took care of business. RIP Left Foot.

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