SPARTANBURG, SC-- Mr. Joseph Martin, 71, of 2014 Center Street passed on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Magnolia Manor of Inman after a long illness.
A native of Spartanburg County, Mr. Martin was the husband of Mrs. Allene Martin and he was the son of the Late Mr. Mark Martin Sr. and Mrs. Rosetta Ferguson Martin. Mr. Martin was a member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church where he served on the Trustee Board, Usher Board, and the Male Chorus. He served with the American Cancer Society and was a member of the Proud of Spartanburg Masons Lodge #211 and he retired from the Williams Company. Mr. Martin attended Carver High School.
Mr. Martin leaves to cherish fond memories, in addition to his wife: two daughters, Arlene Wilkins of Spartanburg, SC, and Kimberly M. Whitman of Greenville, SC; two sons, Keith Martin of Spartanburg, SC, and Anthony Martin of Ocoee, FL; one sister, Joe Ann Tolliver of Cincinnati, OH; two brothers, Mark Martin, Jr. of Pleasantburg, NJ, and Nathaniel Martin of Inman, SC; fourteen grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Family is at the home.