Richard D. Martin, 78, a resident of Morgan City and a native of Gibson, died Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center at 12:42 p.m.
Visitation will be Saturday, October 26, at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, 113 Federal Ave., Morgan City, from 9 a.m. until funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in the Morgan City Cemetery.
Richard leaves to cherish his memories eight daughters, Shelia Ann Martin and Mrs. Freddie (Bertha) Bougeare, both of Gibson, Mrs. Robert (Kathleen) Diggs of Houma, Anita Mouton of New Orleans, Mrs. Joseph (Gertie) Ross and Mrs. Nathaniel (Alida Martin) Clark, both Patterson, Mrs. Clarence (Katherine) Granger of Gray, Mrs. David (Angela) Banks of Houston, Texas; one brother, George (Mary) Bogan of Gibson and one sister, Willie Mae Gibson of Gibson; three stepchildren, Ray Pellerin of Centerville, Ronald Brashear of Morgan City and Lillian Pellerin of Florida; 18 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
Jones Funeral Home of Morgan City/ Franklin/ Jeanerette/ Houma is in charge of arrangements. Visit: to send condolences to the family.

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