Tommy Joe Martin, 61, of Granbury went to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on May 15, 2013, along with his mother-in-law Ann Davis, who he loved like a mother.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the Brock Cemetery in Brock.
There will be a full memorial service as soon as Tommy’s loving wife is released from the hospital and strong enough to be a part of the service.
Arrangements are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home in Strawn, Texas.
Tommy was born March 21, 1952 in Abilene. He was a beloved brother, a devoted father and grandfather, and an irreplaceable husband.
He graduated from Roosevelt High School in Lubbock in 1970. After graduation Tommy moved to Odessa to work in the oil field. There he met Elizabeth Ann Davis (“Betsy”) and they were married on Oct. 6, 1973.
Tommy and Betsy raised two sons, Eddie and Chris, who were his pride and joy. He and Betsy were thrilled to have daughters join their family when Eddie married Tommi, and Chris married Julia. Tommy was a wonderful Paw Paw to Eddie and Tommi’s three children, Ashton Derek and Kaden.
Tommy is also survived by siblings; Barbara Moyers of Cooper, Linda and T.J. Walker of Arlington, Kay Sharp of Spring, Jim and Betty Martin of Buffalo, Wyo., Rickey Martin of Lubbock, Tony “Gene” Sharp of Burke Burnnett, and Michael and HuiSuk Sharp of Fayettville, N.C., brothers/sisters- in-law, Jim and Sherry Davis of Ackerman Mississippi, John and Suzy Davis of Odessa, Carrie and Ronnie Swain of Monahans, Randy and Becky Davis of Georgetown, and David and Kelly Davis of Odessa, as well as numerous nieces and nephews from all over.
He will now be with those who have preceded him in death ; his daughter, Joy Lynn Martin, Parents, Loveta Dell (Ewing) Sharp and Edward Grandvell Martin, and father-in-law, Ronald “Jack” Davis.
Online obituary may be viewed at www.edwards-funeral-homes.com.