Gregory “Greg” Martin Jr., 46, of Granite City, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at his home.
He was born on October 4, 1967 in Granite City, a son to Gregory and Mary (Norton) Martin Sr.
Greg had worked at St. Louis Slag Company and then worked at U.S. Steel as a bricklayer for 16 years, then was promoted to a foreman. He was a Mason with Staunton Lodge #177, Shriner, and was a member of Local # 8, AMVETS Post 51 in Pontoon Beach. He loved his dogs and enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. Greg will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Greg was preceded in death by his father, Gregory Martin Sr.
He is survived by his loving mother, Mary Martin of Granite City; three dear children, Ashley Martin of Granite City, Scott McReaken of Highland and Tori McDaniel of Granite City; two brothers, Jeff Martin of Granite City and Terry Martin of Conroe, TX; three sisters, Kim Martin of Mt. Olive, Darla Martin and Kristen Martin, both of Granite City; three grandchildren, Chloe, Trenton and Bentley; best friend, Ronny O’Brian; several nieces and nephews, extended family and many friends.
Services were through Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City.