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Joel J. Martin

December 26, 1971 ~ April 26, 2021 (age 49)


Joel J. Martin

Age 49 of Joliet and formerly of Braidwood and Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly on
Monday, April 26, 2021 at AMITA Saint Joseph Medical Center.

Born December 26, 1971 in Joliet, Illinois, Joel Junior is a son of Joel R. Martin and Donna E. Reynolds.

Joey was raised in Braidwood and attended Reed Custer High School. He enjoyed fishing, and in earlier years was quite athletic and loved sports. Joel will be remembered as a people person, who enjoyed having a good time.

Survivors include his parents: Joel R. (Lois) Martin of Wilmington and Donna Reynolds of Joliet; one brother, Jeff (Ann) Martin of Alhambra, California; one sister, Donna Renee Martin of Wilmington; one step brother; two step sisters, and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Joel was preceded in death by his grandparents: Don and Bernice Reynolds and Gordon and Olive Martin.

Private family graveside services were held.

Memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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