Eddie Eugene Martini
Eddie Eugene Martini
  • April 17, 1932 - June 4, 2017
  • Southside, Alabama

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A memorial service will be at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Mr. Eddie Martini, Sr., 85, of Southside who passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017. Cremation Serviced by Collier-Butler Funeral Home.
Eddie was born in Birmingham, April 17, 1932. He served in the U S Marine Corps before working at Red Diamond Coffee Company where he retired after 48 years of service.
He was a true Christian of the Baptist faith and a member of Hopewell Baptist Church.
He was a loving and dedicated husband to the love of his life, Jackie, for 64 wonderful years. His love for family was unconditional not only to his children but to his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was a wonderful dad to all of us.
He moved to Gadsden in 2015 to be close to his wife who resides at Northside Health Care. He visited her daily without fail. He was known as the "candy man" giving candy to residents and staff during his daily visits.
Dad was an avid golfer and Alabama fan. He loved watching the "Tide Roll".
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary Martini; daughter, Belinda Gayle Jones; grandson, Shane Jones; sister, Elizabeth Campbell and brother, Benny Ray Martini.
Eddie is survived by his wife of 64 years, Jackie Faye Martini; daughters, Robbie (Mark Cook) Martini; Debra (Tom) Henderson; Tammy (Tim) Boyd; son, Eddie Martini, Jr.; grandchildren, John Nash; Brandi Carlisle; Amanda Jones; April Pacheco; Philip Galamore; Leslie Martini; Eddie Martini, III; 9 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Al Rosenberry; Mark Cook; Tim Boyd; Kenneth Doss and Tom Henderson
The family requests that green plants be sent.
Special thanks to James and Susan Minton, Mr. and Mrs. James Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Bullock, Southside Fire and Rescue and A Med Ambulance.
The family will receive friends from 2 pm until the hour of service Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be made at www.collier-butler.com