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.
Brown Funeral Home
306 College Street
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Published in The News-Enterprise on Oct. 2, 2013