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“Dad, the hurt and pain is still very real today, thus life struggle is very hard without you here. I love you and miss you as its been other year...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Kim Martin - Granite City, IL

“Dad...I miss you! It's been a few months over 2 years and I still cry! I never wanted to accept them words from the doctors that you was not going...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Kim - Granite city, IL

“Daddy, it's been a year since the ambulance came got you. These days are so hard, knowing and seeing the pain n suffering you went through the 6...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: kim - granite city, IL

“Dad, i cannot make sense of all of this. I hope you have my brotber there under your wings with you. I can barely stand any of this. I have lost the...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: kim - mt olive, IL

“Dad, im still missing you so much today, tomorrow is thanksgiving. And im not sure how im gonna do without you this year. I am trying to be strong...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: kim - granite city, IL - daughter

“I just cannot seam to get over this Dad. it seems so hard to let go of your death. I never once believed them doctors when they said you weren't...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: kim - .Mt olive, IL - daughter

“So sorry for your loss, My husband probably knew Greg better then me as we all graduated the same time. Dave and I were High school sweethearts and...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: sharon petroff pryor - conway,mo., MO

“So sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Danny Thweatt - Granite City, IL

“Brother you always said the good Lord was leaving us down here to suffer. Your suffering is over now and you are sadly missed. Rest In Peace Brother ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: David Martin - Mitchell, IL

“So sorry for your loss. Greg will be missed. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Diane Spicer Hartzel Carpenter - IL

“Dad,Im lost for words as to what to say here. Im so proud to have had you to look up to in this life and even more proud to carry your name. I...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Greg - Granite City, IL

12 of 17 | Posted by: BOB MILLER - EAST ALTON, IL

“Grandpa, Its not going to be the same without you here especially on the holidays and your Oyster dressing!!!! Im going to miss how honest you were...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Amy Cox - Mt.Olive, IL

“Condolences to the Martin family. R I P ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Paula Erby - Stillwater, OK

“Dad words cannot express how much i miss you. You are and always will be my pride and joy and my heart. You were the greatest Father anyone could...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Kristen Martin - Granite City, IL

“Dad, I cannot express how I feel tonight. I miss you so much but I know you are at a much better place. no more being lonely, no more heartache and...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Kim martin - Mt olive, IL

“Life long friends .....rest in peace my friend ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Jerry Weeks - Lebanon, MO

Gregory "Greg" Martin, age 70 of Granite City, IL, passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 in Mt. Olive, IL. Greg was born on March 4, 1943 in Granite City, IL, a son to the late Warren and Joyce (Thebeau) Martin. Greg retired from Granite City Steel as a bricklayer after forty years of dedicated service. He was a former business representative for Local 65 and was a member of AMVETS Post 51 in Pontoon Beach, IL. Greg enjoyed driving his black Chevy Silverado, watching NASCAR racing, turkey shooting and fishing. Greg also loved hanging out with his friends at the Luna Café in Mitchell, IL. His greatest joy was spending time with his family. Greg will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. Greg was preceded in death by his parents, Warren and Joyce Martin. Greg is survived by his loving children, Jeff Martin of Granite City, Terry Martin of Conroe, TX, Kim Martin of Mt. Olive, IL, Gregory Martin, Darla Martin and Kristen Martin all of Granite City; three siblings, Jerry (Janice) Martin of Vancouver, WA, Cheryl Martin of Florissant, MO and David Martin of Mitchell, IL; many dear grandchildren and great grandchildren; life long friend, Johnny Norris of Granite City, IL; beloved pets, Thunder, Lighting, Buster, Keelie, Oscar, Joyce and Barney; and many friends. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2013 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Rd. Granite City, IL. In celebration of his life, funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL with Rev. Henry Crippen officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Glen Carbon, IL. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Rodney Cox Jr. and Kim Martin for taking care of Greg in his last days. Memorial donations may be given to Granite City A.P.A. and will be accepted at the funeral chapel. wwwirwinchapelcom.

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