August 19, 1932 ~ September 24, 2020

Born in: Lincoln County, GA
Resided in: Tucker, GA

Franklin Leon Martin (Lee), 88 of Tucker GA passed away September 24, 2020. He is preceded in death by his daughter Katherine Martin Vogle. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Hazel Monaghan Martin and 3 daughters Lynn Martin (Paige Green), Julie Martin, Tina Camden (Todd Camden), 9 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandsons.

Lee was a veteran of the Korean War. He learned the Korean language and served as a cryptologist in the Army and continued for several years with the National Security Agency in Washington DC. He returned to Atlanta and had many successful careers, including COO of Scottish Rite Hospital. He loved to travel in his RV with his beloved wife and to spend time with his beautiful family. He will be greatly missed by everyone that knew him.

Due to COVID 19, the funeral service is limited to family.


Funeral Service: September 29, 2020 11:00 am - September 29, 2020 12:00 pm

Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel
1040 Main Street
Stone Mountain, 30083


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  1. Dear Hazel and Family,

    Our hearts are grieving over the recent passing of Lee, of our dear neighbor and friend. He was such a joy to be with and all of us always enjoyed listening to his stories from his service in the Korean War. We will miss him greatly. Hazel, we will be remembering you and your family in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this time of loss and grief. We love you, Becky, Dan and Robert

  2. CandleImageDear Mrs. Martin, Lynn, Julie, & Tina,
    I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Martin’s passing. He always welcomed me and made me feel like I had a second home with you all. I will cherish all the wonderful trips & times I got to be with your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Much love, Windy

  3. CandleImageDear Mrs. Martin, Lynn, Paige and Family….We are very sorry to hear about Mr. Martin’s passing. May the Lord give you strength during this difficult time. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May Mr. Martin Rest In Peace and join eternal life.
    With all our love…Oscar and Paulina Teran 🙏

  4. CandleImageLynnie and Paige,
    Thinking of you so strong and praying for you and your family. Your dad was a cute sweet man who will surely be missed by all who loved him! God Bless! We love you! We wish we could be with you.
    Kim and a Kelli

  5. We have known Leon a long time. We went to high school together. I had the pleasure of introducing him to Hazel and being in their wedding. It was always enjoyable to be around him. He was a very sweet person, and he will be missed. Our thoughts are with Hazel and their daughters.

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