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roy b. martin

Posted on Dec. 22, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

Feb. 13, 1941 - Dec. 21, 2013

NAPPANEE — Roy B. Martin, 72, of Nappanee, died at 3:01 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at home.

He was born Feb. 13, 1941, in Nappanee, to Ezra and Lydia (Bauman) Martin.

He married Rhoda (Hoover) Martin on Aug. 25, 1963.

Surviving are five children, Franklin (Norma) Martin of Nappanee, Brent (Glenda) Martin of Goshen, Timothy (Cheryl) Martin of Osceola, Pamela (Wesley) Zimmerman of Goshen and Kendall (Stacy) Martin of Rochester; three sisters Doris (Lowell) Weaver of Goshen, Mabel (Dale) Martin of Goshen and Nila (Lloyd) Martin of Nappanee; five brothers Lowell (Mary Alice) Martin of Nappanee, Clare (Rosetta) Martin of Goshen, Carl (Amanda) Martin of Goshen, Robert (Elise) Martin of Snover, Mich., and Dean (Marceil) Martin of Nappanee; 19 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Roy was predeceased by his parents; an infant sister, Erma Martin; sister Lorene Ramer; and brother Leonard Martin.

He was a farmer and a milk hauler. Roy was a member of Cornerstone Mennonite Church, Nappanee.

Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, 2013, and will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, all at RMYC, C.R. 44, Nappanee — between C.R. 11 and C.R. 13. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at RMYC. Delton Weaver and the home ministry will officiate. Burial will be in Yellow Creek Frame Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Christian Aid Ministries, P.O. Box 360, Berlin, OH 44610. Online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com.