Calvin Hubbard “Butch” Martin, 78, of Gladstone, died Wednesday, October 26, 2022.  He was the husband of Amy Moore Martin.

Born in Appomattox County, Va., August 5, 1944, he was a son of the late Nellie Moore Martin and John Graydon Martin.  Butch was a member of Mt. Comfort United Methodist Church.  He was an avid Braves fan, a great outdoorsman, and a honorary member of Churchill Hunt Club and Greenway Hunt Club.  Butch worked for CSX and Amtrak for 37 years combined serving as clerk, yard master and various other duties.  While working he took his family to numerous states and cities, where they met many people from different walks of life. Butch was always found surrounded by a group of people being entertained by his wonderful storytelling. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Kris McFadden and husband, Buddy of Gladstone and Steve Martin and wife, Jessica of Glen Allen; four granddaughters which were Papa’s girls, Megan Jennings and husband, Kevin, Courtney McFadden, Kasey Martin, and Kennedy Martin; two great-grandsons, Hampton Jennings and Leonardo Collins; a sister-in-law, Alice Martin of Bedford; and his “special brother”, Louis Walker Moore and wife, Anne of Appomattox.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Warren Martin and Clayton Martin, and a sister, Verta Banton.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, October 28, 2022, at Mt. Comfort United Methodist Church with Pastor John Flood officiating.  A private burial will be held at a later date.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church and other times at the residence.

Those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider the American Cancer Society C/O Sharon Mobley, PO Box 1084, Appomattox, VA 24522 or the J.W.C. Martin Family Cemetery fund, C/O Kris McFadden 183 Hampton Lane, Gladstone, VA 24553.

Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the family.  An online condolence may be sent by visiting