Joel J. Martin

JOLIET—Joel J. Martin, 49, of Joliet and formerly of Braidwood and Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 26, 2021 at AMITA Saint Joseph Medical Center.
Born Dec. 26, 1971 in Joliet, Joel Junior was a son of Joel R. Martin and Donna E. Reynolds.
Joey was raised in Braidwood and attended Reed Custer High School. He enjoyed fishing, and in earlier years was quite athletic and loved sports. Joel will be remembered as a people person, who enjoyed having a good time.
Survivors include his parents, Joel R. (Lois) Martin, of Wilmington and Donna Reynolds, of Joliet; one brother, Jeff (Ann) Martin, of Alhambra, CA; one sister, Donna Renee Martin, of Wilmington; one step-brother, two step-sisters, and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Joel was preceded in death by his grandparents: Don and Bernice Reynolds and Gordon and Olive Martin.
Private family graveside services were held.
Memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Joel’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto: www.
Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington.