August 9, 1938 – January 29, 2023
Oscar A. Martin, Jr., age 84, of Chesterfield, VA, fell asleep in death on January 29, 2023.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Louise Martin; a sister, Faye Grigsby; and two grandchildren, Asia Adkins and Matt Pratt.
Oscar is survived by his precious wife of 67 years, Kay W. Martin; a son, Allen Martin (Joyce); and daughters, Rita Wells (Mike) and Lisa Pratt (Mike); five grandchildren, Shannon Christopher, Chris Cook, Michael Pratt (Amanda), Mitch Pratt (Amy), and Chris Wells (Ashley); five great-grandchildren, Spencer Cook, Hayden and Rylee Pratt, and Caden and Kayleigh Wells; siblings, Delores Howard (William), Beverley Cole and Gary Martin (Heidi); and a host of friends and family.
Oscar was with the Richmond Police Department for 36 years, five of those years were with his beloved partner, Fritz. After the death of his parents, he was looked at as the patriarch of the family. On April 25, 2009, Oscar dedicated his life to Jehovah God and looked forward to the fulfillment of Revelation 21.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., at the Chester Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. The family will receive friends for visitation on Monday, February 6, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Oscar’s memory to Friends of Richmond Police K-9, P.O. Box 25495, Richmond, VA 23260 or www.rvak9.com.