George Turner Martin

April 30, 1932 - April 7, 2021

George Turner Martin, 88, of Martinsville, Virginia passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at SOVAH Health of Danville. He was born April 30, 1932, in Martinsville, Virginia to the late Wiley and Caron Martin. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and had been employed by WM Bassett for over 45 years. He was a Deacon at Charity Christian Church. He enjoyed fishing, being outside and raising a garden.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Melissa and Ruth Hairston; and brothers, Wiley Martin Jr., James Martin and Wilbur Martin.

He is survived by his wife, Gloristeen Jones Martin; sons, George T. Martin, Jr. (Nikki) and Geoffery T. Martin; and grandchildren Makayla A. Martin and Malani A. Martin.

A graveside service will be held Sunday, April 11, 2021, at 11:00 A. M. at Fair Haven Memorial Park.

Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at