Eschol E. Martin, 82, of Elizabethtown, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Woodland.
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He was a native of Hardin County, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict and later the National Guard. He was a deacon and member of Cecilia Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his son, Danny Ray Martin; his parents, Blandford and Rosie Brown Martin; and a sister, Minnie Lee Brown.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Ann Patterson Martin; a son, Philip Craig Martin of Elizabethtown; and two grandchildren, Julia Rae Martin and Trent Philip Martin.
The funeral is at 1 p.m. Thursday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with the Revs. Greg Harry and Eric Oliver officiating. Burial follows in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and continues at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Cecilia Baptist Church.
Published in The News-Enterprise on Oct. 2, 2013