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Alan E. Martin

August 17, 1943 — April 26, 2024

Baton Rouge

Alan E. Martin, a resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2024, at the age of 80. He was born on August 17, 1943, in Pitkin, Louisiana to Luther E. Martin and Edna E. Martin.

Alan attended DeRidder High School and Louisiana State University. Alan worked for many years at Baton Rouge Lumber, before opening his own business, Martin Lumber Company. He loved sports, the outdoors, and his camp on False River. Alan was blessed to work alongside his son and spend time with his grandchildren. He also loved “laughing, lying and searching for the truth” with his friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents. Alan is survived by his son, Zachary Didier and wife, Brittney Didier; and his grandchildren, Grayson, Elijah, Brady, and Lyla.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Hwy. in Baton Rouge on Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 2:30 p.m.  A Visitation will be held beginning at 12:30 p.m. 

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, May 2, 2024

12:30 - 2:30 pm (Central time)

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home

11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Funeral Service

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Starts at 2:30 pm (Central time)

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home

11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Burial

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home

11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Celebration of Life Reception

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Immediately following the Burial

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