Sergeant Clinton Martin Sr., Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. Sergeant Clinton Martin Sr, age 42, died Saturday morning, July 3, 2021 at Northside Cherokee Hospital.
Clinton was born October 9, 1978 in Tacoma, Washington to Gordon Ray Martin Sr and Annie Marie (Lewis) Martin. Clinton was a graduate of Kadena High School, Okinawa, Japan, in 1997 and a graduate of Chattahoochee Technical College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice in 2009.
Clinton is a U.S. Marine Veteran and proudly served his country as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps from 1997-2002. Clinton was employed as a Police Officer for Kennesaw State University for 3 years prior to joining the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety, in 2009.
Clinton’s career with the Alpharetta included Road Patrol, SWAT Negotiator, Field Training Officer and recently being promoted to Sergeant. While employed with Alpharetta, Clinton received numerous commendations from citizens and from his department, as well as a Chief’s Coin in 2020.
On June 8th 2008 Clinton married Maria Ibanez in Marietta, GA. Clinton Martin Sr is survived by his wife Maria and their three children, Roselyn, Clinton Jr and Leah; his parents, Gordon and Annie, sister, Tammika D. (Anthony) Obli; 6 brothers, Antonio Martin, Ernest Pullom, Leonard Pullom, Gordon Ray Martin Jr., Andre I. Martin, Geordon R. Martin.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 2PM at North Point Community Church in the East/Main Auditorium. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 15, 2021 from 6PM to 8PM at North Point Community Church in the Theater. Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 11:30AM at Georgia National Cemetery. Donations to honor Sergeant Martin and his family can be made to the Alpharetta Public Safety Foundation. 100% of all donations will go directly to the Martin Family.