|Jimmy passed away from a heart attack December
6th, 2010. His son, Jared, was born in 1992. Jimmy lived in Brandon,
and worked as the manager of Reed Pierce's in Byram. Jimmy attended
Hinds Junior College, and enjoyed golf and attending football games.
He served three years as an Army combat field medic at Ft. Benning, prior
to his duties at Reed Pierce's.
Obituary published December 8th, 2010 in the Clarion Ledger:
Jimmy Martin Jr.
Mr. Jimmy Dee (Jim) Martin, Jr., 50, died December 6, 2010, at Central MS Medical Center in Jackson. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 AM Thursday, December 9, 2010, at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Chapel in Jackson with interment in Jessamine Cemetery in Ridgeland. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:30 - 8 PM at Baldwin-Lee. Mr. Martin was a member of Parkhill Baptist Church and was the manager of Reed Pierce's in Byram. He was a 1978 graduate of Forest Hill High School, served in the US Army and is preceded in death by his father, Jimmy D. Martin, Sr. He is survived by his son, Jared Martin of Florence; mother, Irene Martin of Jackson; his loving companion, Tammy Garrard of Jackson; and brothers, Pat Martin and John Martin, both of Florence.