Virgil Kamis Martin tragically passed away on February 10, 2013 in Orleans, CA. He was born on November 12, 1987 in Arcata, CA. Since he learned to talk, Virgil has been a teller of tall tales. All of which, his cousin, Chase truly believed. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved his home of Orleans. His happiest times were spent playing with his two sons.
Virgil was preceded in death by his grandfather Curt Hillman, and his good friend Steven Miller.
He leaves behind his beloved wife, Shantel, and sons Virgil and Ikpihan, his parents Steve Martin of Orleans, and Charlene and Dan Naef of Weaverville. Siblings, Angel Morton of Weaverville, Steve Martin, Jr. of Orleans, Sheena Martin of Weaverville. Brandi, Dan Prys of Alaska, Rick and Sarah Naef of Colorado, Mark and Jamie Blake of 29 Palms, Sherry Blake of Redding, Charles and Alison Blake of CA, and Cory and Katie Ashby of Arcata. Also many nieces, nephews, relatives and close friends too numerous to mention.
Honorary pall bearers are Curtis Hillman II, Chase Niewinski, Les, Jess, and Jimmy McLaughlin, Johnny Erickson, Sean Ahern, and Cory Ashby.
Services will be held DNR building in Orleans, CA at 2:00 pm on February 17, 2013.