Jimmy “Jim” Martin, 79 of Cabot, Arkansas passed away on January 8, 2022. Jim was one of ten children born to Ellis and Lois Martin on July 31, 1942 in Springfield, Arkansas. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church, Cabot.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Dub (Lorene) Martin, Billy (Carolyn) Martin, Carl Martin, Lareva (Curly) Moody and Margaret Beard; brother-in-law Dan Collins; and a son-in-law Dereck Ward.
Jim is survived by his wife of sixty years, Christine Martin; son, Darrell (Daphnia) Martin; daughter, Sandra Ward; siblings, Ellis Jr. (Kathy) Martin, Danny (Kathy) Martin, Mike (Kathy) Martin and Virginia Collins; four grandchildren, Randall (Chelsea) Martin, Cortney (Dan) Traylor; Kayli Martin and Marissa Ward; seven great-grandchildren, Evan Martin, Easton Martin, Donovan Martin, Lexi Martin, Keegyn Traylor, Tate Traylor and Eli Traylor; and a brother-in-law, William Beard.
Jim worked for Cash Lumber, Planters Lumber, National Lumber, and Lumber One for 54 years. He began with truck driving, sales and on to vice-president before his retirement.
Visitation begins 4:00 PM, followed by Funeral Service at 5:00 PM on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Smith North Little Rock Funeral Home. Interment will be 2:00 PM, Friday, January 14, 2022 at Orion Cemetery in Redfield, Arkansas.
Arrangements by Smith North Little Rock Funeral Home, 1921 Main St, North Little Rock, AR 72114, 501-758-1170.--
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