Robert R. Martin
Robert R. Martin
July 2, 1926-Aug. 22, 2012
LOGANSPORT — Robert R. Martin, 86, Logansport, passed away at 12:10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, in the Indiana Veterans Home, West Lafayette.
Born July 2, 1926, in Plymouth, he was the son of Ralph and Alice May (Camp) Martin.
July 29, 1945, in Indianapolis, he was married to Wanda E. Earles Martin, who preceded him in death. Wanda and Robert spent 63 wonderful years together.
Robert served his country in Germany during WWII as a member of the U.S. Army.
In 1991, he retired from the United States Postal Service. He and his wife also owned and operated Martin’s Upholstery Shop in Logansport and Lake Cicott. Prior to this, he also spent time working as a mechanic for Indiana Motor Bus.
Robert was a member of Pisgah Christian Church. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, and woodworking.
Surviving are two daughters and one son, Victoria L. Adams of Gonzales, La., Deborah E. Cooper (husband: Larry), of Pearl River, La., and William R. Martin (wife: Debbie) of Lafayette; 12 grandchildren, Rendi Tharp (Mike), Amy Eberhard (Rob), Jacob Martin, Jackie Martin, Heidi Martin, Kristin Martin, Tony Adams (Donna), Ryan Adams (Robbie), Bret Adams (Frankie), Eric Adams (Aimee), Pam Babers (Alex), and Jeff Hettinger; 16 great-grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren, and 13 stepgreat-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 in Fisher Funeral Chapel, Logansport, with Pastor Ken Smith officiating.
Interment was in Pisgah Cemetery with full military honors.
You may share condolences in his guestbook and view his video tribute at www.fisherfuneralchapel.com