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Cy Martin - Obituary

Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:51 am
by Ted
Jay Cy Martin, 77, passed away Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011.

Jay "Cy" Martin was born Jan. 22, 1934, in Fort Smith, Ark. He was raised in Fort Worth. Cy was a 1951 graduate of Carter Riverside High School and a 1962 graduate of North Texas State University.

Cy served in the U.S. Air Force. In 1954 he was a physics teacher. He owned and operated Water Valley Telephone Co., two West Texas weekly newspapers and the Texas Export Railroad Co.

Cy was a master brewer and owned and operated the Texas Brewing Co. Later he hired out on T&PRR and retired from Union Pacific Railroad as an engineer. He was a Master Mason.

Cy was preceded in death by his wife, Wynema June Martin, and two children, Jerry Waggoner and Dee Lynn McLaurin.

Survivors: Children, Tawnya McLaurin and husband, Don, of Justin, David Cy Martin and wife, Kim, of Longview, Laury Tanner and husband, Gary, of San Angelo and Danell Delang of Hendersonville, Tenn.; grandchildren, Jeremy Hudson, Travis Hudson, Ty Price, Jamie Heissler, Lindsey Woods, Emmy Martin, Jessica Martin, John Hall Martin, Brandon Tanner, Shawna Whitney and Dakota Delang; six great-grandchildren; and brother, David Martin and wife, Nina Jo.

Service: 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of J.E. Foust & Sons Funeral Directors, 523 S. Main St., Grapevine.

Interment: Grapevine Cemetery, Grapevine. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Re: Cy Martin - Obituary

Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2012 11:59 pm
by tpmpup
Sorry to learn of the passing of Cy.I worked with him back in the days he worked out of Mineola.Always a pleasure to work with.He liked to joke around and he could tell good stories.I googled him a few years ago to see if I could find any info on him and came across some stories he had written .They were great recollections of years gone by and I really enjoyed reading them.David if you see this,I'm really sorry to hear of the passing of your dad.