Billy Gerald

July 14, 1951 - January 13, 2020

Billy Gerald Martin, age 68, of Florence, passed away January 13, 2020. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, at Spry-Williams Funeral Home. The funeral will be Thursday, January 16, at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be at Rogersville Cemetery.

Billy enjoyed hunting, fishing and singing, and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lester Martin and brother, Ray Martin. Survivors include his mother, Eleanor Martin; children, Stephen (Jennifer) Martin and Rebecca (Chris) Gunn; grandchildren, Zachary Gunn and Layla and Rosalie Martin; and brother Sammy (Debra) Martin.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Amedisys Hospice for their loving care. You may sign the guest register at


January 15, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



1950 Helton Drive, Florence, AL 35630, USA

January 15, 2020 6:00 pm

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January 16, 2020
11:00 am

Spry Williams, Burial to follow at Rogersville Funeral Home


1950 Helton Drive, Florence, AL 35630, USA

January 16, 2020 11:00 am

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10 Comments on “Billy Gerald Martin”

  1. Billy will be missed at the Trail of Tears gatherings in Waterloo. Such a great guy!
    Rest in peace Billy until we meet again. Sending our deepest sympathy to the family.

  2. Billy Martin was one of the best guy you would have wanted to have known, he was a great brother.

  3. My sincere condolences to the family. Billy was a wonderful, sweet and kind person. I am sure he will be missed by everyone who knew him. Rest in Peace Sweet “Pork Chop”.

  4. Billy was a awesome guy, He loved fishing where we snagged a few for years at fish camp. He loved everyone and especially his family. Pleasure knowing and hanging out with him. Sure gonna be missed.

  5. I miss you Billy! You and your witty ways had me laughing so hard! I love your mother, brother and sister in law . I wish them all well

  6. Best Daddy and Paw Paw EVER. You always showed love to me without fail. I just don’t know how I will go on without talking to you every day. Rest in peace and know that I will never forget everything you did for us. I love you forever and always!!

  7. I am so sorry to hear of your passing
    You always made me laugh every morning when you would come to jacks for your breakfast

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