Gary Gene Martin • September 6, 2019



Gary Gene Martin, age 83, of Pensacola passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019.
Gary was born in Kansas and moved to Pensacola as a young boy. After a few years in the Army, he began his career as an auto mechanic and then became a service advisor employed by Mitchell Motors for over 34 years. In his younger years he had interests in Ham Radio Operating, square dancing and photography.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Jean Eloise Martin , and parents, Harry T. Martin and Thelma M Martin.
Survivors include his sister, Sheila J. Chambers (husband William); daughter, Sherry J. Colon (husband Alex); son, Scott G. Martin (wife Connie); grandchildren, Niki L. Motal, Christopher E. Colon, Ashley N. Martin and Justin Troy “JT” Martin; and great grandchildren,Jayda R. Harris, Kaleb M. Harris and Aiden D. Gilmore.
The family will receive friends at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 6-8pm.
The funeral service will be at the funeral home on Friday at 10am.
The family would like to express their heart-felt ”Thank You” to the Waterford at Creekside for their loving and attentive care of Gary during the last few years of his life.

  1. Connie Martin says:

    Rest in Peace Dad! We will Forever miss you, but knowing you are with Mom now makes us Happy and at Peace!

    With all of our Love,
    Connie

  2. Maurice Bouvier says:

    Connie, my sincere condolences to you and your family on your Gary’s passing. We were fellow band members and friends at PHS, and I have fond memories of the times we had together. I have a photo of him on the band bus and will email it to you if would like.
    Maurice Bouvier, PHS ’55.

  3. Connie Martin says:

    Awww Thank you Sir and yes we would all love to see it! Especially his children Sherry and Scott, as I’m the Daughter in law.

  4. Julie Schlein says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time. Please let me know if there is anything I can do. Rest in Peace Mr. Martin!

  5. Chris Chambers says:

    Julie and family,

    Know that my prayers and those of my family are with you all during this trying time. If you need anything please let me know. Rest in Peace Sir!

  6. Maurice Bouvier says:

    Connie you can contact me at [email protected]

  7. Beverly Rakowitz says:

    Sherry, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. I know that he is in safe hands now with your mom.

  8. Sherry Colon says:

    We love you Dad, and now you are in Mom’s loving embrace once more. You both are forever in our hearts.

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