Jay Martin

Jay A. Martin Jr., 51, Brilliant, OH, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, in his home.

He was born May 12,1963, in Steubenville, OH, a son of the late Jay A. Martin Sr, and Jewell Gault Martin.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Connie Martin and Jean Wright.

Jay was a retired painter, was Protestant by faith, and enjoyed Gardening.

Surviving are his wife Cynthia (Cindy) Matthews Martin, whom he married on May 14, 1993; two sons, Jason Martin, Marion, OH and Jay A. Martin III, Brilliant; two daughters, Miranda Martin and Stephanie (Dave) Palmer, both of Brilliant; two brothers, George Martin, Steubenville and Gary (Bonnie) Martin, Costonia, OH; two sisters, Robin Martin, Toronto, OH, and Mary (Joe) Goodrich, Mingo Junction, OH; and three grandchildren.

Friends received at the Wheeler Funeral Home, 712 Third St., Brilliant, on Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where services will be held Monday at 1 p.m., with Dr. Marc Tinstman, Minister, officiating.

Interment will follow in New Alexandria Cemetery.

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