James Calvin (Corkey) Martin – Obituary

By  | February 12, 2018 | Filed under: Obituaries, Roselawn Funeral Home

James Calvin (Corkey) Martin, 91, of Decatur, passed away peacefully in his sleep Sunday, February 11, 2018.

He was the beloved and loving father of James W. Martin, of Boca Grande, Florida and the late Jackie Martin, of Decatur; grandfather of Christy Felt, of San Francisco, California, Laure Cox, of Colorado, Van Patrick Martin and Carolina Martin, of Decatur, and James Martin Jr., of Georgia; four great-grandchildren; and many friends.

Corkey spent a lifetime with TVA and was a member of The First Baptist Church of Decatur.

Corkey was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Evia Ruth Martin; nine siblings; and 67 first cousins.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Roselawn Funeral Home, 741 Danville Rd. SW Decatur, Al 35601, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 2 p.m. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1 p.m. until time of service. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum in Roselawn Cemetery.

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