Gerald Joe Martin

January 10, 2023

Gerald Joe Martin, age 43, a longtime resident of this community, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2022 at his home. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at the Comanche Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Randy Southerland officiating, under the direction of Comanche Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery. Viewing will be Monday 9:00-4:00, and Tuesday 9:00=6:00. The family will be receiving friends Tuesday evening from 5:00-6:00.

Gerald was born February 13, 1979 in Sherman, TX. He graduated from Comanche High School. He loved fishing, being in the outdoors, working cattle, and woodworking. He loved to barbecue for friends and family. His constant companion was his dog, Lil Bit. Gerald was a huge fan of the OU Sooners. Gerald was part of the Shuttle Recovery Program, and he was very proud to be a part of the recovery. He was also a Caddo Fire Fighters. He was affectionately called, “Gerald Joe, the Navajo!”

Survivors include include his mother, Debbie Martin, his fiancé , Lonny Wright, siblings: Mark Lewis and wife Crystal, Darrell Martin, Vera Yeager and husband B.J, and Kelly Gambril. Also survived by Natalie Miller Martin and her three children; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends. Gerald was preceded in death by his father, Michael Martin, brother Michael Martin Jr; and Wanda Gordanier.

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