Originally created 05/19/00

Mr. Joel Martin

NORTH AUGUSTA - Mr. Joel "Joey" Martin, 55, of Crestview Drive, died Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 4 p.m. today at Hatcher Funeral Home, Langley, with the Rev. Jesse Goldman officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Graniteville.

Mr. Martin, a native of Rockmar, Ga., was a singer/songwriter. He was a Navy veteran, and a former member of Navy Seal Team. He was a member of Born Again Church of Christ.

Survivors include four sons, Christopher Martin, Los Angeles, Sean Martin, Denver, Trampus Martin, North Augusta, and Joel Martin Jr., Waco, Texas; two daughters, Kymberly Andrews, Hiram, Ga., and Katherine Martin, Warren, Minn.; his mother, Josephine Barber McCullough, North Augusta; two brothers, Randy McCullough, Austin, Texas, and James I. McCullough Jr., Warrenville; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Busbee, Mike Stewart, Tarus O'Sheilds, Curley Douglas and George English.

Friends may call at the residence.

The Augusta Chronicle May 19, 2000