Wrilon Martin

Seneca – Wrilon James “Butch” Martin, Jr., 76, husband of Marcia Osborne Martin, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2022.


Born in Oconee County, South Carolina, Butch was the son of the late Wrilon James Martin, Sr., and Esther Stancil Martin.  Wrilon retired from BASF where he was an Electronic Engineer and was a member of Earles Grove Baptist Church, Fair Play Masonic Lodge #132, the Hejaz Shriners, and a Untied States Air Force Veteran.  Butch enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, working with his hands, but his greatest joy was spending time with his family; especially his grandkids.


Wrilon is survived by his wife of 53 years; sons, Scott Martin (Angi) of Seneca, Brian Martin (Susan) of Comer, Georgia; sister, Annie Ruth Souther; and granddaughters, Rhenna Martin, Olivia Martin, and Wrilon Martin.


In addition to his parents, Wrilon is preceded in death by his sister, Juanita Merritt.


A funeral service will be held at 2:15 pm, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at Earles Grove Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends and family from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm prior to the service at Earles Grove Baptist Church.


The family is at their respective homes. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Wrilon’s memory may be made to The Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Farris Road, Greenville, SC 29605 or to The Fair Play Masonic Lodge, 710 Hwy. 182, Fair Play, SC 29643.  A message of condolence may be written to the family by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com.