Ellis Jr. Martin, 90, of Michigan City passed away on Friday, May 31, 2019, at his home.
Ellis was born on Nov. 29, 1928, in Guin, Alabama, to Valentine and Cleo (Riddle) Martin.
On June 7, 1997, in La Porte, Indiana, he married Doris Mae Hubbard, who survives. Also surviving are his beloved children, Angela DeLong of Bradenton, Florida, Janice (Scott) Alm of North Jackson, Ohio, Karen (Mike) Cox of Kingsford Heights, and Terry Martin of South Bend; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded by his parents; previous wife, Johnye Mae Martin; stepfather, Bob Smith; two brothers; two sisters; and two grandchildren.
Ellis served as a Pastor for 40+ years. He was a member of Harvest Time Church of God for almost 40 years. His favorite past times included traveling, camping, playing guitar, and especially spending time with his family and friends.
A service honoring Pastor Martin's life will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Harvest Time Church of God. Burial will follow at Pine Lake Cemetery.
A time of visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday at the church.
Memorial donations may be made to Harvest Time Church of God, 4697 W. U.S. Hwy 20, La Porte, IN 46350 or Mid-Michigan Teen Challenge, 818 S. Michigan Avenue, Saginaw, MI 48602.
Condolences may be shared with the family on www.cutlercares.com.