Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

October 8, 2013

William T. “Rabbit the Legend” Martin, Jr.


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — BLUEFIELD - William T. “Rabbit the Legend” Martin, Jr., 84, went to be with his heavenly father on October 7, 2013 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

Born July 26, 1929 in Roanoke, Va., he was the son of the late, William T. and Verta (Johnson) Martin. William was a truck driver and was a member of the Mountaineer Baptist Church in Bluefield, W.Va.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Lillie Mae Pruitt Martin; son, William T. Martin III and wife, Rhonda of Houston, Texas; step-sons, Harold Pruitt and wife, Helen; Eddie Pruitt and Ricky Paynter and wife, Tammy, all of Princeton, W.Va.; step-daughters, Tammy Crouse and husband, Dallas, Regina Mooney, Bobbie Graham, Dreama and Marion Lockhart and husband, Richard, all of Princeton, W.Va., Brenda Dinger and husband, Barry of Montcalm, W.Va; two grandchildren of Glena Martin,  Katelyn Martin and Allison Martin; and 19 step-grandchildren.

Funeral service for William will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel, 450 Courthouse Road, Princeton, W.Va. with Greg Kinzer officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00-2:00 p.m. for friends and family.  Entombment will follow in Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel.

To leave online condolences, please visit www.roselawnfuneral.com.

Services entrusted to Roselawn Funeral Home and Cemetery, Princeton, W.Va.