2017-06-15 / Obituaries

Edward ‘Eddie’ Martin, Jr.

Edward Martin, Jr. Edward Martin, Jr. Edward Joseph “Eddie’ Martin, Jr., 60, of Belle Center, Ohio, formerly of St. Ignace, passed away peacefully Friday, June 9, 2017, at his home, surrounded by family.

He was born February 21, 1957, to Edward Sr. and Charlotte (nee Lasley) Martin in St. Ignace.

He married Ann Bolling October 10, 1986.

Mr. Martin was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

He loved being outside and spending time with his grandchildren, and he especially loved attending their sporting events. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Michigan Wolverines fan. Mr. Martin could always be found next to a bonfire, enjoying time with friends, family members said.

He is survived by his wife, Ann; three children and their families, Lee and Luke Tucker of Kenton, Ohio, Brooks Martin of Marysville, Ohio, and Charlotte and Andy Hannah of West Mansfield,

Ohio, and three grandchildren, Carson, Kennedy, and Kylee. He is also survived by a sister and her family, Lindean and George Shooster of St. Ignace; many nieces and nephews, and his special dogs and best friends, Molly, Blackjack, and Toby.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Martin was preceded in death by a grandson, Justin Tucker.

In accordance with his wishes, a celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Universal Home Health and Hospice, 701 South Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311.

Eichholtz Daring and Sanford Funeral Home in Belle Center is assisting the family with arrangements.

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