Jesse Martin
1938 - 2018
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Jesse L Martin 78, transitioned to paradise March 1, 2018 in Merrillville Indiana. Jesse was born June 18, 1938 on Olyphant, AK. He moved to Indiana in the mid 1960's. Jesse retired from USX Steel after 36 years of service. He leaves to cherish his memories, two daughters Janice Martin & Jacqueline Sumpter (Nolan Sumpter) all of Gary. Step-children David Martin, Jamal Martin all of Gary, Valerie Roberson (Cleveland, OH). Grand children Cynthia Vanhorn (Bobby), Joycelyn Hampton, Vaneshea Roberson of all from Arizona, Jasslyn Martin, Nolan D. Sumpter, & Ashley Sumpter all of Gary. An ex-wife of 42 years Irene Martin. Special friend of six years Orlise Prayer. Great grand-children Corday Hines, Bobby Vanhorn Jr, Shawn-Jene', Larion, Javon & Jacolbi Hampton, Jeremiah & Nikka Roberson. One great-great grandson King Hampton. Sisters Mary Harris (Diaz Ak), Helen Martin (Newport, Ak) and a host of nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Leroy & Marie Martin, brother Van Jeffery, step children Judy A Hampton & Amanda Roberson. One grand child Larry L. Hill. Visitation Friday, March 9, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Family hours 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel 2959 West 11th Avenue. At family request their will not be any funeral services.

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Published in Post-Tribune from Mar. 7 to Mar. 8, 2018.
12:00 - 08:00 PM
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors
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March 10, 2018
My sincere condolences to the family for your loss. May you be comforted by your wonderful memories and the God of all comfort. (2 Cor.1:2,3)
March 8, 2018
So because you are in heaven you KNOW I have just been PRETENDING this is not real. I am sooo BLESSED to have been given you the first and BEST example, representation of a STRONG GOOD BLACK MAN. A teaching giving loving man. Thank you. I Love you with ALL I HAVE Daddy.
Cynthia Vanhorn
March 8, 2018
Love you and praying for you too
Jacqueline Crawford
March 7, 2018
Jesse,your were such a great man! I had so much love and respect for you. Rest in love Jesse.
Jackie Hayden
March 7, 2018
You will be truly missed Daddy and always loved thank you for everything that you have done for us and love you always from your daughter
Jacqueline Sumpter
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