Hillard Forrest Martin, age 86,
of Science Hill, passed from this life on Monday, August 29,
2016, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Hillard was born in the Clay
Hill Community of Wayne County, on March 1, 1930, son of the
late William Eli and Hester Jane Tucker Martin.
He married Vena Branscum, in Pulaski
County, on December 18, 1954.
Hillard was a farmer and a former
employee of the Cumberland Wood and Chair Factory.
He was a member of the Rolling Hills
Baptist Church, in Nancy.
Hillard enjoyed the outdoors, especially
He loved his family and spending time
with his kids and grandchildren.
He is survived by his sons,
Darrell (and Donna) Martin, of Eubank, and Forrest (and Kathy)
Martin, of Cedar Grove; his daughters, Dorothy (and Lowell)
Henderson, of Nancy, and Elaine Burdine, of Shopville; his
sister, Velta Martin, of Somerset; his grandchildren, Leslie
(and John) Clark, of Berea, Troy Martin, of Eubank, L.J. (and
Brittany) Henderson, of Nancy, and David Henderson, of Nancy;
and his five great-grandchildren, Caeden, Bram, Quinn, Hadley
and Piper Clark.
Preceding Hillard in death are
his parents; his wife, Vena; his brothers, Elza, Robert, Estill,
Pierce and Norval Martin; his sisters, Alma Daulton, Imogene
Bolen, Beulah Martin and Madaline Martin; and his son-in-law,
Visitation will be Friday,
September 2, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home
Funeral Services will follow
the visitation, on Friday, at 1:00 p.m., in the funeral home
chapel with Bro. Rudy Branscum officiating.
Burial will be in Southern Oaks
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements.