Relatives and friends are advised of the passing of Selvin Christopher Eric Martin, also known as “Mount Tan,” who passed away May 18, 2019, at 89 at his residence.

He’s preceded in death by his wife, Mary Martin; and sons, Neville Martin, Staytum Martin.

He is survived by his three sons, Denfield Martin, aka Sam of St. Thomas, V.I.; Hilroy Martin, aka Sewaki of Antigua, West Indies; and Elvis Martin of Boston, Mass.; daughter, Jaslyn Charles Martin of Boston, Mass.; sister, Iola Martin of Antigua; nephews, Louis Martin, Rokulane Martin; great-nephews, Walter Ford, aka Austin of St. Thomas, Witfield Browne, aka Sparrow of St. Thomas; 24 grandchildren, Tairik Martin, Tramoi Martin, T’Nesha Martin, all of St. Thomas, Danroy Martin of Antigua, Kesha Martin of Miami,Fla., Clint Martin of New York, Shanika Martin of New York, Christopher Martin, Teba Martin, Heaven Martin, Tyler Martin, all of Boston, Mass., Cyndy Charles, David Charles, Karene Charles, Bena Charles, Abasy Charles all of Boston, Mass., Tokisha Martin, Marie Martin, Jaman Martin, Kareem Martin, Hanroy Martin, Kara Martin, Corey Martin, Kimberly Martin, all of Antigua; 60 great- grandchildren; Martin family of Antigua and St. Thomas, Williams family of Antigua,  Andrews family of Antigua, Adams family of Antigua, James family of Antigua; close friends, Vivian Allen of St. Thomas, Veeda of St. Thomas, Harry of St. Thomas, Linroy Merrick, aka Wacka of St.Thomas, Savan Domino Passy and family; and many other family and friends too numerous to mention.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend funeral services on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Celestial Chapel of Dan Hurley Home for Funerals. The viewing will be from 9 to 10 a.m., with service immediately following at 10 a.m. Interment is at Eastern Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care of Dan Hurley Home for Funerals and Cremation Center of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.

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