Martin T. Lerma, age 54, a resident of LaVergne, TN passed away in the early hours Tuesday morning at Stone Crest Medical Center in Smyrna. Martin was born on August 5, 1958 in King City, California to the late Theodore and Jessie Lerma. Martin served our county in the United States Air Force. After serving the country he worked as a medical billing and coding specialist within the health care industry. Martin is referred to as a daredevil, but yet a loving husband and father. Martin is survived by his wife, Colleen Lerma of LaVergne, TN; Two Sons: Gabriel Lerma of LaVergne, TN and Marcus Lerma of Kansas; One Daughter: Melanie Lerma of Greenfield, CA. The Cremation Society of Tennessee is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cremationsocietyoftn.com.