Raymond Gerald Martin

Raymond Gerald Martin, 70, of Elizabethtown, died Monday, March 25, 2019 at his home. He was a native of Cookeville, Tennessee, retired from the U.S. Army after 19 years where he was a distinguished war hero of the Vietnam War, a Green Beret, and a member of the 5th Special Forces Group. He earned a Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Silver Star, and Distinguished Service Cross. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Verdia Medlin Martin. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Linda Martin; two children, Adam Martin and Brandy Martin both of Elizabethtown; a brother, Ronald Martin of California; nine grandchildren, Christopher, William, Aalijah, Elizabeth, Jakob, Wyatt, Anthony, Madison, and Serenidy. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Friday at Brown Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and continues after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.


Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Friday, March 29, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home


Friday, March 29, 2019 starting at 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home

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