Martin served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of the Lafontaine Christian Church.
On June 14, 1947 in Neodesha, Martin was married to Wilma Irene Mott. She preceded him in death on April 4, 2008.
Survivors include four daughters, Leesa Buchanan, Alta Vista, Sharon Buchanan, Neodesha, Marvine Alvarez, Elk City, Janet Smith, Newton; siblings, Juanita Armstrong, Janesville, Wis., Lewis Martin, Jr., Janesville, Wis., Dayton Martin, Knob Noster, Mo., Wenonah Angier, Vacaville, Calif.; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Two infant siblings and grandson, Scott Jason Buchanan, also preceded him in death.
Funeral will 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 25 at the Lafontaine Christian Church. Burial will be at the White Cemetery, near Lafontaine with military rites. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial has been established in Martin’s name with the Lafontaine Christian Church and contributions can be sent to Timmons Funeral Home. Words of condolence may be sent to www.timmonsfuneralhome.com