James J. Martin

Hale, Michigan
November 29, 1941 - December 29, 2017


Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home-Hale


2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Obituary Notice

James J. Martin, age 76, of Hale, passed away on December 29, 2017 at his home. He was born on November 29, 1941 in Mt. Morris, MI to Lyle & Ann (Skoda) Martin. He worked for Anderson Tank prior to his retirement. James liked to hunt, fish, watch western movies and be with his beloved dog Tippy. He served in the US Army from 1959 to 1960. He was a member of the Hale Eagles Lodge.

James is survived by his children, Julie Magna of Grand Blanc, Jennifer (John) Lopez of Flint, John (Cheryl) Martin of Alger; 7 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; brother, Jack Martin of Clare; sister, Juanita (Charles) Cook of Lennon; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will take place on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 11 am to 2 pm at the Buresh Funeral Home in Hale. Services will be held at 2 pm at the funeral home with Rev. Scott Herbolsheimer officiating. Interment will be in the Esmond-Evergreen Cemetery in Hale. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.



Esmond-Evergreen Cemetery


Jim you will be missed by so many. You and Alice were two of the first people my dad introduced me to. You are now in the lords arms and no pain. Love you and you will always be in my heart. Rest in Internal Peace my friend.
— Janice Westbay (Leach)
I will miss you Jim and everything we did together love Jullie
— Jullie Seeba

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