John L. Martin, age 55, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2013, at his residence. John was born in Racine on January 6, 1958, son of the late Hargis and Eula B. (Nee: Rockette) Martin.
Survivors include his son, Keenan Payne; sister, Bonnie (Bennie) Wadlington; brother, William (Jestina) Martin; nieces and nephews, Bennie Wadlington Jr., Lashonda Martin, Deondre Wadlington, Deangelo Jackson; special uncles and aunties, Bishop Martin, Betty Lott, Ruby Moore; special cousin, Davis Martin; special friends, Annette Payne, Bobbie Hill; aunts, uncles, host of other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Regina Martin.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at 1 p.m. at the Midtown Church of Christ, 1704 13th St., with Brother Michael Moore officiating. Private interment will be held. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Saturday at the church from noon until time of service at 1 p.m.
A special thank you to Season’s Hospice staff and to Christine for their loving and compassionate care.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888