He was born in Harlan County, KY and lived most of his life in Big Stone Gap.
The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. on Saturday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap.
The funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Melvin Eads and the Rev. Don Childress officiating.
Military graveside rites, by the local V.F.W. and D.A.V. posts and the Virginia National Guard Honors Team, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the American Legion Cemetery. The family and friends will meet at the funeral home by 1:30 p.m. on Sunday to go in procession.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
To view the obituary and sign the online registry, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com.
Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve the Martin family.