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Willard C. MartinNovember 27, 1936 ~ November 23, 2017 (age 80)
Willard C. Martin, 80, of Bellefontaine, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at Logan Acres.
Willard was always good working with his hands, whether woodworking, working on cars, both engine and body or building his three wheelers. He also enjoyed fishing, boating and camping in his spare time.
In his younger years, he worked for Union County then went on to work at Eljer’s for 28 years.
Born November 27, 1936, he was the son of the late Archie and Myrel (Knox) Martin. On September 13, 1958, he married his wife of 57 years, June E. Martin and she preceded him in death on January 2, 2016. He was also preceded in death by his sons, Timothy and Dannie; a brother; a sister and a brother-in-law.
Surviving are his children, David A. (Mary Skidmore) Martin of Chillicothe, Ronnie L. Martin of Jackson Center, Tina (Kevin Henry) Matteson of Lakeview and Ricky D. (Juanetta) Martin of Marysville; grandchildren, Ricky, Matthew, Daniel and Dillan Martin, Samantha Boone, Nicole Bonacci and Whitleigh Goad; 28 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; a brother; 4 sisters and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Wilson Funeral Home, Mannasmith Chapel, 621 W. Fifth St. Marysville. Deacon Jeff Hall will officiate and burial will take place at a later date next to his wife June at the Oakdale Cemetery. Friends may call prior to the service on Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of the Donor’s Choice and condolences can be sent to the family at www.wilsonfuneralhomesinc.com