Mr. James Lewis 'Jim' Martin

Mr. James Lewis 'Jim' Martin, 69, of Shalimar, Florida, passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and two daughters at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2013, after a battle with lung cancer.

Born Sept. 4, 1943, Jim served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force from 1964-1984. He was a Vietnam veteran. In addition to his service in the Air Force, he also worked at OTI/General Dynamics from 1984-2005.

He was a member of the Emerald Coast Harley Owners Group (HOG) from 2003-2013. He served as webmaster for many years. He was also an Amateur Ham Radio Operator (N4BRP).

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis M. Martin and Lois B. Martin of Waycross, Georgia. He is survived by wife, Lois (Penny) Martin; his oldest daughter, Pamela Hendrix of Sharpsburg, Georgia; son– in-law, Todd; three granddaughters, Brooke, Taylor and Chandler; his youngest daughter, Wendy Boland of Loganville, Georgia; son-inlaw, Jay; and four grandchildren, Kyle, Jessica, Brody and Jake. He is also survived by two sisters, Carolyn Wimbley and husband, Gene, Karen Skinner and husband, Frank; brother, Timothy Martin; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Saturday, July 27 at 2:30 wi th a Celebration of Life Service at 3:30 p.m. at Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 Racetrack Road, N.E. Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Harley Davidson Toys for Tots, 788 Beal Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547.

Expressions of love and sympathy may be viewed online at www.emeraldcoastfuneralhome. com.



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