William E. "Bill" Martin, age 80 of Millersburg, Ohio passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Pomerene Hospital, Millersburg, Ohio surrounded by his family.
Private graveside services will take place in Nashville Cemetery, where Military Rites will be conducted by the Killbuck VFW and the Millersburg American Legion. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg. Online condolences may be made at www.alexanderfhinc.com.
Family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Bill was born July 7, 1937 near Nashville, Ohio and was the son of Guy and Edna B. Martin. He grew up in Nashville, where he worked the family farm and was a graduate of Nashville High School. On June 14, 1959 he married Marjorie Fowler, she survives.
Bill worked 40 years for Holmes-Wayne Electric Co-op, retiring in 1997. He was a veteran of the US Marine Corps. Bill was a life member of the Millersburg American Legion Post #192. He enjoyed traveling, riding motorcycles, racing and he loved golfing.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his son, Doug (Alice) Martin of Holmesville, Ohio; 3 grandchildren, Justin (Barb) Estill of Millersburg, Ohio, Jarod (Michelle) Martin of Wooster, Ohio, and Jenay Martin of Candler, NC; 3 great grandchildren, Evan, Emilee, and Olivia Estill; a great grand baby Martin on the way; sister, Garnet Deitrich of Millersburg, Ohio; brother, Jim (Marcia) Martin of West Lafayette, Ohio; sister, Carol Martin of Millersburg, Ohio; 2 sisters-in-law, Ruby Martin and Beverly Martin; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by siblings, Robert Martin, Welker "Guy" (Ruth) Martin, Vernon Martin, Harold (Joanne) Martin, Verna (Bob) Watts, Don (Nellie) Martin, Fern Pyers, and Shirley Klotz.
The family wishes to express a heartfelt thank you to ASAP Healthcare, to Dr. Latouf, and to the staff at Pomerene Hospital's SCU for all of the care, compassion and support that was given to Bill and his family.