Michael Hal Martin, 58, a life-long resident of Galliano, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. until funeral time Friday at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Golden Meadow. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.
Martin, the Lafourche Parish Assessor, is survived by his devoted wife of 33 years, Tammy Lathrop Martin; adoring son, Hal Michael Martin (Alexandra); parents, Leroy and Dot Martin; in-laws, Woody and Joyce Lathrop; brother, Perry Martin; sister, Lisa Martin; sister-in-law, Mitzi Johnson (Kenneth); nephew and nieces, Jayden Lathrop, Danielle Perez (Jayson Kiffe), Katelyn and Camille Richard, Kaitlyn Chauvin (Samuel Edwards Jr.); and great-nieces and nephew, Isabelle and Sophie Perez, and Trinity Edwards.
Martin is past president of the Lafourche Parish Bar Association, Rotary Club
, Lafourche Chamber, Louisiana Assessors' Association and past Co-Chairman of the American Cancer Society. He was also a member of The Knights of Columbus, L.O.P.A. and various other organizations.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Michael Hal Martin's honor to L.O.P.A. (Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency – www.lopa.org/financial-contributions
Samart-Mothe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.