Dan Martin, Jr. was born on June 17, 1934 in Sylacauga, Alabama to the late Mr. Dan Martin, Sr. and Mrs. Madge (Livingston) Martin. Dan attended the local schools in Sylacauga.
On March 9, 1959, Dan was united in Holy matrimony to Mary Sallie Toney in Coosa County, Alabama. They later relocated to Portland, OR. They remained there over 60 years. Out of that union they had two wonderful children, Bridget N. Hicks and Kenneth E. Martin (Chubby).
Dan worked for over 30 years at the shipyard and the railroads and later retired. Dan departed this life on Wednesday August 25, 2021 in Toccoa, GA. He was preceded in death by his parents and his six siblings: Sylvester Martin, Ruby Lee White, Zola Mae Finch, Lorenzo “Bud” Martin, Andrew “Son” Martin, and Ida Mae Odum.
Dan leaves to mourn, his daughters Bridget N. Hicks, OR, Johnetta Sheree Wakefied (Charles), OR and his son Kenneth E. Martin (Linda), GA. Grandchildren: Sharisha Mouton (Lalu), OR, Lawrence Hicks, GA, Ebony Shephard, (Roger) AK, Adelia Gibson (Dwayne), OR, Nicole Curtis, AZ, LaKesha Wells, CA, Jalonte Martin, OR, Renita Williams, (Emmanuel), OR, Lanita Briggs, GA, Kristen Colemon, TN, Dion Camel, OR and and 20 great grandchildren. As well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.