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John David Martin

January 24, 1932 - August 15, 2020

John David Martin, 88, of Hendersonville died Saturday, August 15, 2020 at his home in Laurel Park.

A native of New Orleans, LA, he was the son of the late Florence Adelle Parker and Samuel Martin.  He graduated from Martin Behrman High School in 1950 and shortly after, joined the US Air Force, where he proudly served his country until 1955.  John then began his employment with the Chevron Chemical Company.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Joyce Faciane Martin, brother, Pepper Martin, and niece, Jamie Martin Roach.

He is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Fay R. Martin; daughter, Suzanne Martin Schmahl and husband, James of Madison, WI; stepdaughter, Kathy L. Thibodeaux and husband, David of Harvey, LA; stepson, Jay Loetzerich and wife, Terry of Gretna, LA; and niece, Randy Martin Bertin and husband, Ray of Kenner, LA.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are in the care of Shuler Funeral Home of Hendersonville, NC – 828.693.5220.

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