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Martin Van Eskew

1957 - 2022


Martin Van Eskew

1957 – 2022

HUMBOLDT  - Mr. Martin Van Eskew, 65, of Humboldt, Tennessee died Monday, November 14, 2022 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital.

Funeral services were  Friday, November 18, 2022 a in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home with Bro. Quent Eskew officiating.  Interment followed in Jamison Cemetery.

Mr.  Eskew was born August 22, 1957 in Milan, Tennessee.  He retired as an IT Systems Engineer for Gannett Media Company, served in the United States Navy and later served in the Army National Guard.  He was preceded in death by his father, Gaylon Monroe Eskew, his finance, Patricia Smith, and one brother, Michael Wayne Eskew.

He is survived by seven boys, Michael Wade Stone (Melissa) of Camden, Jonathan Ray Eskew (Yolanda) of Huntingdon, Gaylon Monroe Eskew, II (Lindsey), of Westport, Billy Joe Eskew (Toni) of Huntingdon, David Martin Eskew of Humboldt, Thomas Shane Latch (Luis) of Bemis, and Nathan D. Gurley of Georgia, his mother, Betty Jo (Belew) Eskew, one sister, Barbara Jennette Weinmann, and one brother, Quent Thurston Eskew (Vickie), all of Huntingdon.  He also leaves thirteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and another one on the way. 

Chase Funeral Home, Huntingdon