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Joe "Buddy" Martin, Jr.

March 11, 1935 ~ July 22, 2020 (age 85)



JOE “BUDDY” MARTIN, JR., age 85 of Clanton, passed away on July 22, 2020 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster, AL. He was born in Bibb County on March 11, 1935; the son of the late Joe Martin, Sr. and the late Lillie Mae Reed Martin.

He was a former trash truck operator with the city of Pelham.

He is survived by: Daughter, Linda White of Clanton; Daughter, Vickie Fedrick of Jemison; Son, Jon Martin of Pell City; 8 Grandchildren; 21 Great Grandchildren; 2 Great-Great Grandchildren; Sister, Billie Ruth Lucas of Alabaster; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by: Wife, Rose Martin; Parents, Joe Sr. and Lillie Mae Martin; Sister, Irene Burnette; and Sister, Effie Mae Lucas

Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 26, 2020 from 5-6pm at Ellison Memorial Funeral Home in Clanton.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 10:00am in the Ryan’s Crossing Cemetery in Montevallo, AL.

The family request in lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to the Children’s Hospital of Alabama.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.

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July 26, 2020

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Ellison Memorial Funeral Home
1709 Lay Dam Road
Clanton, AL 35045

Graveside Service
July 27, 2020

10:00 AM
Ryan's Crossing Cemetery
12237 Hwy 17
Montevallo, AL 35115


Children's Hospital of Alabama
1600 7th Ave. S, Birmingham AL 35233
Tel: 1-205-638-9100

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