Richard “Earl” Martin, age 66, of Salem, passed away Friday, August 6, 2021, at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital in New Albany. Born January 6, 1955, in Jacksonville, Florida, he was the son of the late Wallace D. Martin and Lula Mae (Bellamy) Martin.
Earl was a retired employee of the City of Salem with over 30 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace Martin and Lula Mae Martin, 7 brothers, and 1 sister.
He is survived by 3 sons: Jason Daniel Atkins, Ricky E. Atkins, and Christopher Andrew Martin; and 2 grandsons.
Direct cremation was chosen; Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home was entrusted with funeral care.