October 6, 1944 – March 2, 2023
Terry Ray Martin, 78, a dedicated husband and respected father, suddenly passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2023 from a heart attack. He was born in Baton Rouge, LA, on October 6, 1944 and was a lifelong resident of Denham Springs, LA. He was preceded in death by his parents “Pepper” Martin and Helen Causey Martin. He is survived by his wife Sue Conerly Martin; two daughters: Terrie Ann Martin and Tracy Martin Settoon (spouse Wallace Settoon); four grandchildren: Trevor Settoon (spouse Maegan Settoon), Taylor Settoon Langston (spouse Geoffrey Langston), Scotti Gautreau, and Justin Gautreau; four great-grandchildren: Braelyn, Eli, Willow, and River.
He graduated from Denham Springs High School, attended Southeastern University, and later retired from Local #198 as an iron worker, a safety coordinator, and a heavy equipment operator. He was a Freemason office holder at Milford Lodge #117; a member of Hebron Baptist Church in Denham Springs; a Louisiana Golden Glove boxer; a pitcher for the men’s fast-pitch softball league; and a coach for his daughter’s softball team(s). Terry enjoyed fishing, hunting, golf, archery, boxing, pitching, boat racing, traveling, dancing, checkers, LSU sports, and spending time with his wife Sue.
Please consider uploading or posting any pictures, stories, or special memories you may have of Terry, his family, or his friends on his Facebook page “Terry Ray Martin.” Like many other families, most of our photos were lost in the flood. We love y’all and sincerely appreciate the prayers, encouraging words, flowers, cards, food, and support. May God bless you all. Sue wishes to thank her family for being by her side: Faye and Fred Graul, Barry Jones, Lance Jones, and Patrick Jones.
Services will be held Monday, March 6, 2023 from 5pm – 7pm (memorial at 7pm) at Seale funeral home in Denham Springs. All friends and family are welcome to attend.