The Port Arthur News
PORT NECHES —
R. N. “Tiny” Martin
R. N. “Tiny” Martin, 76, of Port Neches, Texas passed away December 4, 2012 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, Texas. He was born on July 25, 1936 in Natchitoches, Louisiana to the late Newton and Lena Mae Martin. He was a retired electrician, after working for Local 479 of Beaumont for 57 years.
Funeral services will be held at Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland on Friday, December 7, 2012 at 1:00 p.m., Rev. Jerry Fenter officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 6th.
Tiny is survived by his wife, Mary Martin of Port Neches; daughters, Lexy Dianne Barton and husband, James of Port Neches and Melissa Boyd of Big Wells; son, James “Jimmy” Martin of Port Neches; sister, Mary Elizabeth Dietze of Granbury; grandchildren, Ashley Charlene Boyd of Fort Worth and Caitlin Leanne Boyd of Nederland; and great-grandchild, Averi Reyn Boyd.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.
Details and registry available at Melancons.org.