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Richard "Dickie" (Sr) Martin

September 9, 1950 ~ January 23, 2020 (age 69)

Obituary

Richard "Dickie" Martin, Sr. passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020. He was 69 years old. 

Dickie was a life long resident of Vicksburg, and a member of Triumph Church. He owned Martin Electric Inc, and retired as Captain at the Vicksburg Fire Department. He was an avid outdoorsman, whom loved to hunt and fish. 

He is preceded in death by his parents Patricia Everett and Harry L. Martin, Sr., and his granddaughter, Katherine "Katie" Martin. 

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Martin, his two sons; Richard E. Martin, Jr.(Ann), and Tony Cook(Kris), his three daughters; Hayley Dawn Martin, Monica Jenkins(Cliff), and Donna Suell, his brother Harry L. Martin, Jr., seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 

A visitation will be held at Glenwood Funeral home at 12:00 pm on Saturday, January 25, 2020. A funeral service will immediately follow the visitation at 2:00 pm. Burial will continue at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery.

Special thanks to Southern Pipe employees, Solar Supply employees, Vicksburg Fire Department, and all past, present and future Martin Electric Inc. customers. 

Pallbearers will include; Greg Pickering, Leon Dotson, David White, Jeff Wright, Tommy Runnels and Tank Wilson.

Honorary Pallbearers will include; Bill Libbey, Bobby Middleton, John Bell, Richard Cowart, Travis Vance, Pete Buford and Daryl Hollingsworth. 

Pastor Mike Fields will be officiating the service. 

To send flowers to Richard's family, please visit our floral section.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 25, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Glenwood Funeral Home
145 Highway 80
Vicksburg, MS 39180

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 25, 2020

2:00 PM
Glenwood Funeral Home
145 Highway 80
Vicksburg, MS 39180

Interment
Saturday
January 25, 2020

3:00 PM
Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery
191 Hwy 80
Vicksburg, MS 39180

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