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Boyd "Roy" Martin
Date of Death or Service Sep 7, 2014

 Mr. Boyd “Roy” Martin, age 79 of Burns, TN died Sunday September 7, 2014 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.  Funeral services for Mr. Boyd “Roy” Martin were held Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 2 PM from the Chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home with Jim Hughes officiating. Place of rest is in the Dickson Union Cemetery.

Born in Dickson, Roy was the son of the late Claude (Sr.) and Elizabeth Eleazer Martin.  He graduated from St. Andrews High School, married the former Jean Warner, and entered into the service of his country in the United States Air Force.  After 21 years military service as a jet engine mechanic, he retired and they returned to Dickson, where he also retired as owner/operator of Tennessee Valley Insulation Company, meter reader and later dispatcher for Dickson Electric System, and as a marshal for Montgomery Bell Golf Course.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Warner Martin, Burns; his son, Mike (and Lisa) Martin, Dickson; his daughter, Vicky (and Troy) Beasley, Burns; grandson, Ty Beasley, Burns; brothers, Claude, Jr. (and Nell) Martin, Memphis, and Pat (and Anita) Martin, Burns; sister, Mary Gene Field, Nashville; several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Hughes.


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