October 19, 1937 ~ May 27, 2021
Edgar Joseph (Boyze) Martin, 83, of Zachary, LA., died Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the Baton Rouge General Butterfly Wing, LA, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Edgar was born on October 19, 1937, in Plaquemine, LA. He was an Army Veteran, retired Local 198 pipefitter and attended Plaquemine High School.
He enjoyed cooking and spending time with family and friends. Those left to cherish his memory are two children Michael Martin of Zachary; Sandy Martin Bourgeois and husband Donny of Lake Charles; sister Norma Ann Gleason and Jack of Brusly. Sisters-in-law Margaret (LuLu) Lee and David of Baker; Joyce Krumholt of Tennessee. Brothers-in-law; Lynn Lively of Denham Springs; Ray Krumholt of Baker; Phillip Krumholt of Port Vincent; Donnie Krumholt and Janis of St Amant; retired Major Robert Jones of Baton Rouge; seven grandchildren, Blake and Brandon Martin, Kristin Davis Brown, Justin Davis, Austin, Landon and Baleigh Bourgeois; and seven great grandchildren Kohner, Kaleb, Karter, Kooper, Harper, Hayden and Lily; also numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 55 years Gloria Ann Krumholt Martin; parents Manuel Martin, Norma Trahan Martin-Sibley and stepfather Ferda Sibley; two sisters, Janet Jones and Karen Lively.
The family would like to thank Dr. Castine, Dr. Lauve, Dr. Culotta and the staff at the Baton Rouge General, Lane Memorial, Our Lady of the Lake and the Butterfly Wing for their compassionate care during his courageous battle.
Cremation has been entrusted to Seale Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 5th at 11:00 AM at Blackwater United Methodist Church in Baker, LA.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. www.stjude.org
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