SAN BERNARDINO, CA-Barry Lymond Martin the youngest son of the late Samuel Martin Sr. and Willie Mae Martin passed away on May 14th after a short illness. Barry was born in San Bernardino and was well known by residents in the Westside community. Barry was the youngest child of four children. His siblings are the late Violet Jean (Martin) Rose , Mary Florean (Martin) Harris and Samuel Martin Jr. Barry was born and raised in San Bernardino, California and attended San Bernardino High School.
As a young man, Barry worked in the newspaper business with his Father, the late Samuel Martin Sr., Publisher of The San Bermardino American News for several years and in the record and video retail business with his late Uncle Alvin Wilbourn at AMC Music &Video. Barry was well known in the neighborhood by all of the neighbors on Evans Street. He would regularly take on odd jobs doing lawn services and he was quite adept at preparing income taxes for many individuals.
Barry met and married Beverly Diaz and from that union they had three children, Barry Lymond Jr., Bobbi Joy (deceased) and Brian. Barry married his second wife in 2006, Monica Monique Harris and they have been together until his death.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Monique, two sons Barry Jr. and Brian, one granddaughter Zheaan, Mary Florean (sister) Samuel Jr. (brother), four uncles Urias Martin (Gloria), Johnny Martin (Toni), Frank Martin (Deborah) and Floyd Martin (Linda). One Aunt Bobbie Jean (Martin) House (James). A host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Memorial Service for Barry will be held Saturday, June 11th at 1 pm on zoom.
Zoom information will be available on Everloved.com and Facebook.