Joseph Eugene Martin Sr., 75, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 14, 2013. Joseph was born April 4, 1937, to the late Coy and Ester Martin in Lufkin. He proudly served our country by enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps
and served a tour of duty in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot. Joseph retired after many dedicated years as a pilot with Northwest Airlines. Survivors: Sons, Joseph Martin Jr. and Bruce Martin; daughters, Michelle Lemon and Suzanne Martin; granddaughter, Brianna Reed; aunt, Ester Dezelda; and many friends.