Obituary: Noble G. Martin

June 9, 1934 – October 29, 2023

Noble G. Martin, 89, of Bedford passed away on October 29, 2023, at 6:12 p.m. at his residence.

He was born in Wayne County, Kentucky on June 9, 1934, to Henry Ellis Martin and Lettie (Tucker) Martin. Noble married Mae Clark Martin on July 16, 1954, and she preceded him in death on November 16, 2021.

Noble retired from B.G. Hoadley Quarries and owned his own sawmill business, and later in life, he mowed yards part-time because he loved to stay busy. Noble was a founding member of the Grace Baptist Church in Springville; he loved going to church and he loved to sing and play his guitar. He enjoyed being with his family and friends. Spending time with all his grandkids and all those great-grandkids and great-great-great-grandkids was his best time, he would just light up. He had a special love for all his friends and a kindness that only God could bless you with.

Survivors include his children, Linda Martin, Rex (Louann) Martin, Annette (Bruce) Sturgeon, son-in-law, Bob Cox, Grandkids, Rachel, Bill, Pam, Heath, Shannon, Ronnie, Michael, Heather, Brian, Lucas, Cassandra, Dustin, Harlie, Jessica, Mike, Patricia, Robert, Adam, and Leah. 32 great-grandkids, and 11 great-great-grandkids.

Noble was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Mae Martin, two daughters, Millie (Mildred) Cox and Charlene Martin, grandson, Bobby Martin, and two brothers.

Funeral services will be on Friday, November 3, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. at Cresthaven Funeral Home, with Bob Phillips and Rusty Burnette officiating, burial will follow in Springville West Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday, November 2, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is entrusted with his care. Condolences may be made at