WAYNESVILLE — Jesse C. Martin, 42, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021, and entered into his heavenly place of peace.

He was born Aug. 7, 1978, in Davidson County, Tennessee, and had made his home in Haywood County most of his life. He graduated from Pisgah High School, where he was a member of the Pisgah Band and was a talented drummer.

Jesse was a gifted carpenter, and he also enjoyed cooking. He loved his family with all his heart and soul and the time that he spent with his family was the most important part of his life. Jesse was a loving father and he always made certain that his children knew how very much he loved them. He will be deeply missed.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Marion Martin and his maternal grandparents, William John Martin III and Jean Hall Martin

Left to cherish his memory are his three children, October and Nyomi Martin of the home and Chase Martin; his sister, Mackenzie Martin; his brother, Jonathan Davis-Martin (Brandy); nephew and niece, JJ and Elisabeth Martin; as well as a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.

A celebration of life service to honor the life of Jesse will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in the chapel of Crawford/Ray Funeral Home. The Rev. Chris Willett will be officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Crawford/Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for Jesse and his family and words of comfort may be shared at www.crawfordray.com.

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