George Harold "Hal" Martin Jr.
Last updated 5/13/2020 at 3:48am
George Harold “Hal” Martin Jr. died at Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Community in Asheville, April 30, 2020.
The eldest child of George H. Martin Sr. and Mary Cleo Huguley Martin, he was born at home in Zebulon, Ga., Feb.17, 1937. He grew up with his younger sister, Mary Elaine “Laine” Martin, in Griffin, Ga., where the family owned and operated a dairy farm.
He met his wife, Nancy Christine Vegors, in the Griffin High School band, where he played trombone and she played clarinet. He graduated from Griffin High in 1955 and attended the Georgia Institute of Technology, where h...