January 30, 1954 - November 9, 2021
Joe Martin age 67, of Snellville, GA., passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Joe H. Martin of Snellville, Georgia, passed away on November 9, 2021, at the age of 67. Joe was a 1972 graduate of Loganville High School. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mannon Osborne Martin and Ethel Young Martin; siblings, Mannon (Jr.) Osborne Martin, and Charles (Bill) William Martin. He is survived by his wife, Liezl Arda Martin; sons, David Joseph Martin and wife Shelby and Hunter Glen Martin; daughter, Ashley Danielle Rice and husband Christopher; grandchildren; Bella Rose Rice and Meadow Grace Rice; siblings, Donald Leon Martin, Martha Jean Brooking, Mary Jane Howard, Freddie Paul Martin, Judy Marie Whitley, and many nieces and nephews. As a young man Joe completed the Emergency Medical Technology program at Gwinnett Technical College. He worked as an EMT for Couchs Gwinnett Ambulance Service in Lawrenceville. Throughout his life, he owned several small businesses. He began working for Gwinnett County in 1990 and retired from the Inspections department in 2015. After retiring, he started a business called, A Precision Inspection LLC, where he conducted residential energy efficiency testing. In his free time, he enjoyed renovating his home, wood working and repurposing and refurbishing antiques. Joe was gifted with the ability to build, and repair anything. He also enjoyed gold dredging, collecting and restoring motorcycles, playing his guitar and writing songs. He also spent time studying to obtain his pilot’s license. Joe had a passion for fitness and staying active. He practiced jiu jitsu and tang soo do starting in his early 20’s. He earned his first Dan black belt and continued to actively participate throughout the years and earned his second Dan black belt in 2021. Joe accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior as a young man, and he is with his Father in Heaven. The funeral service to honor and celebrate the life of Joe Martin will be held on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel, Snellville, GA. Interment will follow at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens, Snellville, GA. The family will receive friends on Monday, November 15, 2021 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and Tuesday, November 16, 2021 from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Due to COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please continue social distancing and if desired to bring and wear a mask. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, A Family Company, 3705 Highway 78 West, Snellville, GA 30039 (770-979-3200) has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Joe Martin age 67, of Snellville, GA., passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Joe H. Martin of Snellville, Georgia, passed away on November 9, 2021, at the age of 67. Joe was a 1972 graduate of Loganville High School. He was a devoted husband,... View Obituary & Service Information
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