James B. Martin, Jr., age 77, of Bell, FL, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Tri-County Nursing Home. He was born to James Martin, Sr. and his wife, Edith C. Martin on May 15, 1941 in Rome, GA and was a resident of Bell for the past 6 years, moving here from Orange Lake, FL. Mr. Martin was a christian and was self employed in the Tree Trimming and Removal Service.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
He is survived by his companion, Lillie Bass of Bell, FL; his daughters, Sheila Martin of Chiefland, FL and Joanna Martin of PA and his step-daughter, Virginia Bass of Bell, FL; his son, Timothy Martin of Cedar Key, FL; his sisters, Mary Ann (Earl) Rice of Ocala, FL and Betty Pearson of Winter Haven, FL; his brothers, Douglas (Debbie) Martin and John (Lena) Martin, both of Ocala, FL and Ronnie (Sondra) Martin of Orange Lake, FL and 7 grandchildren.