Jerald Lacy Martin, husband of Chandra Ratliff Martin, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at the age of 48.

He was born in Halifax County on Feb. 7, 1972, to Joan Lacks Allen and the late Wanet “Ronnie” Martin.

Jerald worked for Dominion Power Plant in Clover as a mechanic/welder. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting with his dogs. 

Jerald is survived by his wife, Chandra; his mother, and her husband, Joan, and Steve Allen; son Tyler Lacy Martin; stepsons, Jonathan Mitchell Epps and James David Epps IV; grandmother Lizzie Mae Badran; sister Tammy Rae Martin; stepsister Renee Stallings; stepbrother Mike Allen; and his nephew, Brayden Martin.

A memorial service will be held in the Botanical Gardens at Edmunds Park on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at 10 a.m.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The family is under the care of Brooks Lyon Funeral Home, South Boston.