Terrence Alexander Martin Dies at 77

Terrence Alexander Martin

Terrence Alexander Martin, also known as “Tasco,” of Estate Rosegate, Christiansted, died on Aug. 4. He was 77 years old.

He was survived by his companion, Laurel Jacobs; daughters: Greta Thomas, Yvonne Martin-Parris, Dashurn Montanez-Caleb, Terry Martin, Krystal J.A. Martin and K’licia  J.A. Martin; sons: Antonio Martin, Terrence Martin Jr., Deane Martin Jr., Troy Martin, Aaron Martin and Reynaldo Martin; and grandchildren: Shanika and Shanice Liburd, Alli, Aliyah and Alidah Parris, Keshurna Clouden, Amaya Mcdaniel, Naylah Hardy, Jenai Turner, Shanice DerWeer, Rickelle Caleb, Mishurn Matthew, Mitchell Matthew, Jr., Ayanna, Troi-mone, Trinea, Janayia, Ashante, Nateta, Shauna, Jiana, Tianna, Teniqua, Tecoya, Zeniyah, Shu’Rayne, Keshawn, Tecoi and Naim Martin, Troy Martin Jr., Terrence Martin III and Deane Martin Jr.

He is also survived by 16 great-grandchildren; sisters: Delores “Lolo” Martin, Cassandra “Cassie” Martin-Thompson, Evelyn Allen and Rose Yarwood-Sheperd; brothers: Gerald Martin Sr., Charles “Charlo” Martin, Abraham “Genash” Martin and Allan Yarwood; 18 nieces; 12 nephews; daughters-in-law: Whitney S. Parris-Martin, Zulimah O’Brien-Martin, Charnelle Martin and Janet “Sherry” Romney; and sons-in-law: Alfred “Al” Parris and Ricky “Slick” Caleb.

Other survivors include special friends: Rawle “Ralie Bob” Watson, Dodson James, Richard Branch, Carl “Pada” Romney, Rubio Lang, 40 Plus Baseball family, Vikings, Dread Youths, Young Youths, Jacobs family, Corine White-Lynch and family, Liburd family, Watson family, Joana French, Henry “Jopo” Knight, Yard Dogs Baseball family, Colin Jarvis, J&W Restaurant, Charles Brow and the Youth Rehab Center, Brow family, Mitch Yarwood, Gusbell Henderson, King Derby and Risco Davila; as well as other relatives too numerous to mention.

A graveside service will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 23, at Kingshill Cemetery.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and public health regulations, all attendees must wear a mask and adhere to social distancing guidelines.