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Walter R. Martin Ret. Murray Biscuit Co.

Augusta , Ga. – Walter R. Martin, 90, husband of the late Ruby Johnson Martin  went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at University Hospital .

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 3:00 P.M.from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with his grandson  Reverend Brian Martin and Reverend Jim Johnson officiating,  Interment will follow in  Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Martin was born in Hephzibah,   son of the late William Ransom and Emmie Watkins Martin.

Mr. Martin  retired as a supervisor with Murray Biscuit Co. ,  a charter member of Southside Baptist Church , a fifty year member of Masonic Social Lodge # 1 and served in the army during World War II.

Mr. Martin was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Mary Robinson, Juanita Raborn, Ben Martin, Annie Wise, Arnold Martin, Saxon Martin and Susie Martin.

Survivors include: his daughters and son in laws Sandra & Jimmy  Barnes, of Augusta Naomi & Jerry Rhoden of Martinez, Deborah & Ray Davis of Augusta,  his sons and daughters in law,  Robert  & Sylvia Martin  of Grovetown,  Wayne & Joann Martin of Augusta and ten grandchildren and Fourteen  great-grandchildren and a number of  nieces and nephews.

Grandsons will be active Pallbearers, Bradley Martin,

Reverend  Brian Martin, Steven Barnes, Richard Barnes, Glenn Barnes and Herbert Davis,

Granddaughters will be Honorary Pallbearers Tiffany Rhoden, Lynda Schneller, Beth Martin and Rebecca Davis.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Southside Baptist Church 3612 Mike Padgett Highway , Augusta , Georgia 30906.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Rd. Augusta , Georgia 30906.

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