Nathan "Buddy" L Martin, Sr.

June 12, 1937 ~ April 27, 2022 (age 84)


Nathan L. Martin, Sr, 84 of East Ridge, TN passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.

Buddy was a member of East Ridge Church of Christ where he served as a deacon and led the singing for 17 years. He worked as the Chief Head Officer of Claims and Derailment at Norfolk Southern.

He was married to his high school sweetheart, Asonia for 65 years and enjoyed attending church and spending time with his family.

Buddy is survived by his loving wife, Asonia Martin; his son, Brent Martin; daughter-in-Law, Regina Martin; Grandchildren, Brittany (Kyle) Harris, Brandon (Gracie) Martin, and Natalie Martin; great grandchildren, Attie Dixon and Briella Harris; Sisters, Janice Davis, Billie Weiss; brother, Herbert “Buster” Martin.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Bonnie Martin and father, Paul Herbert Martin; daughter, Rhonda Martin; son, Nathan Lee Martin Jr. and brother, J.D. Martin.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, May 2, 2022 at Lakewood Memory Gardens, East in Chattanooga, TN.

The family will receive friends from 12 – 5 PM on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Rd.

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Arrangements entrusted to Heritage Funeral Home, E. Brainerd Chapel, 7454 E. Brainerd Road. 


May 1, 2022

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Chattanooga
7454 E. Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN

Graveside Service
May 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Lakewood Memorial East

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