Blake Burris Martin, 34, of Columbia, KY passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at his home. He was born on November 24, 1986 in Adair County, KY.
Blake was a 2005 graduate of Adair County High School and a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. He later graduated from Vincennes University Mortuary Science Program in 2014 and attained his Embalmer and Funeral Directors license in the State of Kentucky.
Blake was a member of Columbia Baptist Church. Along with his dad and mom, they operated Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.
He was preceded in death by his father, Rickey Burris in 1987.
Wife: Haley Blaydes Martin of Columbia, KY
2 Sons: Asher Cole Martin & Avery Hayes Martin of Columbia, KY
Parents: David and Cathy Martin of Columbia, KY
1 Sister: McKenzie Martin of Columbia, KY
Grandparents: Billy and Joyce Rodgers, Tom Burris, and Bro. Raymond A. Martin all of Columbia, KY
Father-in-law and Mother-in-law: Gary and Tamara Blaydes of Center, KY
A host of other relatives & friends
Funeral Service: Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at the Adair County High School Gymnasium with Bro. Randy Johnson, Bro. Aaron LaBarge and Bro. Al Hardy officiating
Burial: Columbia Cemetery with Bro. Bobby Withers officiating
"WALK THRU” Visitation: Sunday, December 27th from 9:30 A.M. until 1:30 P.M. at the Adair County High School Gymnasium
Due to Covid-19 restrictions and the health of the family, social distancing will be observed and personal contact with the family at the visitation and funeral service will be prohibited, however a receptacle will be provided if anyone wishes to leave a personal note or message of condolence during the visitation.
ALL ATTENDEES TO THE VISITATION AND/OR FUNERAL ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACIAL COVERING AND FOLLOW THE HEALTHY AT WORK GUIDELINES.
The family kindly asks that instead of floral arrangements or other acts of kindness that donations be made to the Asher and Avery Martin Education Fund. Accounts have been set up at all local banks or may be left at the funeral home.
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.