David J. Martin

April 27, 1945 ‒ November 13, 2020

Mansfield, Ohio

Mansfield: David J. Martin passed away Friday, November 13, 2020 from OhioHealth Mansfield. He was 75.

He was born April 27, 1945 in Mansfield to parents Nellie (Redmond) & John K. Martin Sr. He graduated from Mansfield Senior High with the class of 1963.

David worked as a Carpenter for over 30 years. In his spare time, he would be found out on the links. He loved to go golfing any time he could. His favorite course was Valley View Golf Course in Galion. He played up until his body would not allow him to do so anymore. He also enjoyed watching ID and the Cleveland Browns.

He is survived by his wife Danni Martin who he married June, 7 1980; daughter Lori Martin; granddaughters Lindsey & Megan; step-son Jason Rimmer; brother Larry Martin of Hawthorne, NV.

In addition to his parents Nellie and John Martin, David was preceded in death by son Jeffrey Martin; siblings Shirley, Marilyn, Diane, Bud and Margie.

Although no public service will be held in David’s memory at this time, his family hopes you will remember him in your own special way.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations in David’s memory to go to St. Judes (501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105) or Asia’s Hope (296 West Fourth Ave. Columbus, OH 43201). David helped to sponsor 2 children through Asia’s Hope which is an organization that works to bring orphaned children into a safe, loving, family environment.

Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve David’s family and encourage you to share a memory at SnyderFuneralHomes.com

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  • Was very saddened by this news. He and Dannie have been friends of mine for a long long time and he was a very special man.. May God wrap his arms around them and give them peace.

  • Danni, So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and memories.
    Your forever friend, Donna (Pitt) Filson

  • Sweet Danni, may our Lord give you great peace during this difficult time. My thoughts are with David’s entire family and friends. He was a very nice man.

  • My heart joins yours in sadness. David was a sweet man who loved you dearly. Only God can bring you comfort and peace, even though all of us who cherish you will do our best to try. With sympathy and prayers.

  • Danni my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God comfort you with his presence and always hold close your memories with Dave.

  • Danni, David will be sadly missed. I still have fond memories of golfing with David and our trip to the Indians game. Praying for God to comfort you and give you peace.

  • Dear Danni, my heart aches for you and your family. David was a wonderful guy, I know he loved you very much. He was such a good person. I’m so sorry for your loss, please know you’re in my thoughts and prayers. I love you very much. Always, Deanna

  • Danni and all of David’s family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. My hesrt goes out to you for the loss of a kind and loving man. He will be missed by many. God bless you all and give you comfort in the days ahead.

  • Danni, our deepest sympathies to you and the rest of your family. Praying you find the strength needed now and in the future. God bless.

  • Danni, I’m sorry I didn’t have the opportunity to know David, but I did get to meet him at our class reunion. From reading the messages of condolence, David was a wonderful person to have as a friend, and the comments about how much he loved you is so heart touching. I’m praying for God’s peace to fill your heart and soul.

  • Danni, Tom and I are so sorry to hear about David’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please let us know if there is anything you need.Tom and Linda Pfizenmayer

  • Danni, Jean and I are very sorry for your loss. David was a lot of fun both at the golf course and helping a friend with home improvements. He will be missed. Rest In Peace David.

  • So sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. We worked Imperial Drywall #1 I gave him his first hawk and trowel and taught him how to drywall. Enjoyed golfing, playing softball and shooting pool with him I have many fond memories of Dsve