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Kenneth James Martin, age 84, of Rocky Top

Kenneth James Martin, age 84, of Rocky Top, Tennessee passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018 at the Summit View of Rocky Top. He was born May 17, 1934 to the late Al and Idella Cook Martin. Kenneth was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. He loved the outdoors and collecting anything with eagles. Kenneth was a US Army veteran and a member of the Alpha Post 376.  He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Rennae Martin, brothers, Roscoe, Clifford, Hobert and Lawrence Martin, sisters, Lorane Abner and Flossie Hunley.


Wife                                 Cendia Isabell Martin               Rocky Top

Sons                                Randy Martin & Janice            Winchester, KY

                                        Robert Martin & Ann                Rocky Top

                                        Richard Martin & Alisha           Clinton

                                        Robert Wayne Martin              Rocky Top

Grandchildren  #6

Great Grandchildren  #14

Visitation: 5:00 to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Hatmaker Funeral Home.

A Masonic Service will begin at 7:45 prior to the Funeral Service.

Funeral Service: 8:00 PM, Wednesday, November 14, 2018 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Walker officiating.

Family and friends will meet at the Hatmaker Funeral home at 11:15 AM, Thursday, November 15, 2018 to go in Funeral Procession to the Oak Grove Cemetery in Rocky Top for an 12:00 AM Interment.                                     

You may also view Kenneth’s guestbook online at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, TN is in charge of arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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