Ernest Martin Jr.

The Rev. Ernest Reuben Martin Jr, 36, of Nashville, died in Brown County at 9 p.m., Sunday, June 25, 2017, due to injuries sustained in a car accident.

The funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, June 30, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home in Columbus with the Revs. Ralph Wheeler and Howard Russell officiating.

Calling will be from 4 p.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nashville, at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 1.

Memorials can be made to the Rev. Ernest Martin Jr. memorial fund through Jewell-Rittman Funeral home, 3855 25th St., Columbus, IN 47203.

Survivors include his wife, Linda L. Martin of Nashville; daughters, Abigail Martin and Lydia Martin, both of Nashville; his expected son, due in November, Ernest Reuben Martin III; and parents, Ernest R. Sr. and Clara Martin of Knoxville, Tennessee; sister, Michelle (Luke) Ownby of Knoxville.

He was preceded in death by his children, Noah, Nathaniel and Star Martin.