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“Sorry to hear Gaggy passed away. Prayers for all of you. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Dana Dartez Klein - Kaplan, LA

“Gaggy was a great friend to have, no complaints, every time I had Gaggy behind the wheel, it was smooth sailing. I'm going to miss this man. My...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Jimmy Riorden - Friend

“No words can express my sympathetic feelings for Gags family and friends. This hit me like a brick to the head and hurts as much also. May God...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Randy VILCAN - Berlin, Germany

“Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear. Just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer. God please bless this...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Blane Mayon - Baldwin, LA

“Rest in peace Gaggy Martin,Gid bless the family ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Angela Winston McSpadden - LA

“My Deepest Sympathy to the Martin family. We shared some great times with Ms. Jeanette and Mr. Lou through the years. Gaggy and I were childhood...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Terry Latiolais - Breaux Bridge, LA

“To The Martin Family you are all in our prayers, Gaggy will be missed by all that knew him. Sending Prayers ya'll way. Troy & Marlo Babb ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Marlo Babb - Jeanerette, LA

“Patrica,so sorry for your lost.Remember the times we worked together in the Apache field in Charenton Gaggy will be missed. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Millard Simoneaux - Garden Coty, LA

“We are shocked to hear of Gaggy's passing. He was truly a man with a "heart of gold" It was a pleasure knowing him, he will be missed by many. Our...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Lisa & Buddy LeBlanc - Charenton, LA

“Our deepest sympathy on your loss... We knew his parents real well..Prayers for the family. May he rest in peace.. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Effron & Patsy Savoy - Baldwin, LA

“Gone way too soon!! You are such a shining light. Deepest sympathy to the family. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Patty Adams - Franklin, LA

“I got to know Gaggy from the Seismic business. He was a really good man and pleasure to work with. He truly will be missed. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Brad Hurt - Meridian, MS

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Gaggy was a very sweet and kind man. May God comfort you all as only He can. You all have our deepest...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Christina & Robert Vilcan - LA

“Please accept our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Gerry rest in God's eternal peace and may...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

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Funeral services celebrating the life of Gerry D. Martin will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, October 26, 2017, at Ibert's Mortuary in Franklin. Rev. Dr. Chris Holloway will conduct the service. He will be laid to rest in the Chitimacha Mausoleum in Charenton following the service. A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday at Ibert's Mortuary from 10:00 a.m. until time of services.

Gerry, affectionately known as Gaggy, was born in Franklin on June 15, 1962, the fourth of five children born to the late Ludwig A. "Lou" Martin and the late Janet Marie Vilcan Martin. He passed away at the age of 55 on Monday, October 23, 2017, at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette. Gerry was a member of the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana and was a lifelong resident of Charenton.

Those he leaves to cherish his memory include his wife of 21 years, Patricia Simoneaux Martin; his son, Coty Martin and his wife Kaylyn; his daughter, Kati Alexis Martin; two grandchildren, Alyssa and Janey Martin; three brothers, Terry Martin and his wife Rebecca, Lonnie "Lulu" Martin and his wife Angela, and Todd Martin and his companion Paula Darden; and a host of nieces, nephews, family members, and friends.

In addition to his parents, Gerry was preceded in death by his brother, Ronnie "Toon" Martin.

Serving as pallbearers will be Robert Compton, Pat Lobdell, Brandon Darden, Lonnie Martin, Vernon "Bubba" Higgins, and Nick Landry. Honorary pallbearer will be Kadin Landry.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.