Mr. Martin was born Jan. 2, 1940, in Beeville, to Louise (Waters) and Emmet Martin Sr. He served in the U.S. Marines and was a retired crane operator. He was a member of First Baptist Church, an Eagle Scout Troop 200, and he was a Mason.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include a brother, Emmet (Kay) Martin of Flower Mound; nephew, Randy Martin and his family; and niece, Julie McKee and her family.
A graveside service will be held Friday, Aug. 15, at 3 p.m. at Beeville Memorial Park with Rev. Bill Stockton officiating.
Galloway & Sons Funeral Home