July 17, 2018
WEST POINT — Fred Carroll Martin, 97, died July 14, 2018, at his residence. Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Patricia Cantrell officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Martin was born June 1, 1921, to the late Robert and Myrtie Sellers Martin. He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran and served in WWII. He was a member of First Church of Nazarene in Hattiesburg, the American Legion and the Sons of the Confederate Veterans. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Fred C. Martin Jr; brothers, Jack L. Martin and Robert E. Martin Jr. He is survived by his wife, Miriam Lowery Martin of West Point; son, Michael A. Martin of Pass Christian; daughters, Barbara Martin of Long Beach and Patricia M. Cantrell of West Point; 13 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Veteran’s Home of Oxford, 120 Center Ridge Rd., Oxford, MS 38655 or the Veteran’s Home of Kosciusko, 310 Autumn Ridge Dr., Kosciusko, MS 39090.