MCRAE — Jimmy Lloyd Martin, 73, of McRae, passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021, at his home.

He was born on July 10, 1947, in Jonesboro to the late Cecil Lloyd Martin and Mary Blanch Taylor.

He loved to tinker, fixing cars, and dirt racing. Jimmy also loved driving tractors and bailing hay.

He loved spending time with his family and friends.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Mary Martin, and siblings, Donnie Martin, Sue Carhan and Helen Arnold.

He will be missed by his wife of 53 years, Karon Martin; children, James Martin and Robin Martin; granddaughter, Brooke Sanderson (Drew); great-grandchildren, Braylen Sanderson and Blaine Sanderson; siblings, Shirley Fears (Kenneth) and Rick Martin (Donna); and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, Jimmy’s family asks that you please make donations in his name to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 W. Main St., Jacksonville; 501-982-3400.