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Tommie Gene Martin Jr., 61, was born in Tiptonville, Tennessee on February 17, 1957 to Tommie Gene Martin, Sr. and Robbie Ann Walker. He departed this life on Wednesday, November 7, 2018.

Tommie moved to Elgin in the early 70’s where he attended Elgin public schools. He enjoyed watching movies and was a fan of the Dallas Cowboys. He found most joy in celebrating life with family and friends.

Tommie leaves to cherish his memory: his mother, Robbie Ann; his son, Tommie Martin III.; four brothers; Jerry Martin, Christopher (Melissa) Blake, Jeremy Martin, and Michael Martin, and sister, India (Lee) Smith Holloway; two stepbrothers, Shelby Smith and Duane Smith; two step-sisters, Pam Young and Marcell Smith; former wife, Elanor (Penny) Martino and last but not least, special friend, Sheila Proctor. He will be greatly missed by extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Tommie (Tony) Martin and his step-father, Willie Lee Talley.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 17 at Bethesda Church of God in Christ, 454 Hickory Place, Elgin from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Robert Huerta officiating.

Please call O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home for more information: 847-741-1400.

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