James “Eddie” Martin, 74, passed away Friday, July 10, 2020. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Morristown. He worked as a mechanic for many years. He went on to start his own businesses, Quality Salvage and Tools Plus. He was a longtime member of the Hamblen County Car Club. He was preceded in death by his parents Wirt and Pearl Martin of Dandridge; brothers, Johnny, Wirt “Mouse” Jr; Bobby Martin and sister, Shirley Nicholson.
He is survived by his wife of almost 55 years (July 16, 1965); Mary Miles Martin; sons, Dwayne; Jimmy (Katie); Corey (Heather) Martin; grandchildren, Michael, Zachary, Nichole, Brayden, Jayden, Ember, and Oakley Martin; great-grandchild Millie Martin; as well as several nieces and nephews.
The body will lie in state from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday, July 13, 2020 in the East Chapel of Allen Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 in Jefferson Memorial Gardens with Reverend Danny Georges and Dr. Dean Haun officiating.
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