John Hobert Martin better known as Hobert, age 87 of Clinton, TN passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. Hobert served in the US Army and was a Korean War Veteran, and served in Italy and twelve other countries. Hobert was a faithful Christian man and was a Sunday school teacher at Emanuel Baptist Church in Toledo, Ohio for many years, and was a member of Second Baptist Church in Clinton, TN. He worked at Champion Spark Plug Company in Toledo, Ohio for 32 years, after retirement Hobert and his wife Pauline came to Clinton, Tennessee to spend valuable time with his family and he loved gardening.
Hobert is preceded in death by his parents, Al and Idellia Martin; brothers, Roscoe Martin, Clifford Martin, and Lawrence Martin; sisters, Flossie Hunley, and Lorene Abner.
Hobert is survived by his wife of 58 years, Pauline Martin of Clinton, TN; daughters, Tammy Carpenter and husband, Terry of Jackson, Michigan, and Tonya Wilson and husband, Mike of Knoxville, TN; the loving grandchildren of Hobert's, Blake Wilson and wife, Bethany of Knoxville, TN, and Heather Wilson and fiance, Cody Jeffries both of Knoxville, TN; 1 great granddaughter, Norah Wilson; brother, Kenneth Martin and wife, Cindi of Lake City, TN, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Hobert's family and friends will gather for a graveside service at 11:00am on Monday, April 2, 2018 at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton, TN. Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements.