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David Martin

David Martin, 67, of Signal Mountain, passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2014. 

He was a member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church and a graduate of Red Bank High School. He was a retired chief electrical inspector with the City of Chattanooga, served many years as president of Lone Oak Elementary School P.T.A., and helped organize the Lone Oak Community Center and Volunteer Fire Department. He also served 21 years as Sequatchie County Commissioner. He was a member of Alhambra Shrine and Scottish Rite. He served the Lone Oak community for 40 years. He was the best husband, daddy, and Papaw in the whole wide world. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Harley Martin and mother, Johnnie Martin of Signal Mountain.

He is survived by his wife, Ruby; daughter, Robin; granddaughter, Laura Leigh of Signal Mountain; brother, Ed (Marilyn) Martin.

  Funeral services were held Friday, October 31 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Dean Watters officiating. Burial was in Sequatchie County Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Hospice of Chattanooga or Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Signal Mountain.

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Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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