Pastor Arthur F. Martin, 85, of Fremont, OH, passed away at the home of his son, on Sunday, June 11, 2017. He was born on April 6, 1932 in Wayne, OH to Charles E. and Martha R. (Bear) Martin.
Art married Marian L. Abbott on December 31, 1949 in Newport, KY and she preceded him in death on January 20, 2015. He worked for Pioneer Sugar Company for thirty years and retired in 1990. Art was ordained in the Pentecostal Church in 1970. He was an acting Minister for twenty years at El Bethel United Church. He was an avid fisherman.
Art is survived by his children, Cheryl J. Martin, Arthur W. Martin, Rev. Rick Martin and Kenneth P. Martin all of Fremont, OH and Sandra K. Stiffler of Sidney, OH; siblings, Robert Martin and Betty J. Robles both of Fremont, OH; fifteen grandchildren and twenty-one great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marian L. Martin; siblings, Rev. James, Elmer, Argel, Charles and George Martin and Mary E. Koleno.
Visitation: Wednesday from 10 to noon at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St., Fremont, OH.
Service: Wednesday, June 14, 2017; Noon at the funeral home with Pastor Ernie Robles officiating.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery
Memorials: Donor’s Choice