Eugene L. Martin

August 12, 1932 ‒ July 09, 2020

Westerville, Ohio

Eugene L. Martin, age 87 of Westerville, OH, went to be with the Lord on July 9, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was born August 12, 1932 in Lancaster, OH to the late James E. Martin, and Edna (Jones) Carson.

Left to cherish Gene’s memory are his children: David (Melissa) Martin of Galena, OH, and Linda (Michael) Nelson of Westerville, OH; grandchildren: Victoria E. Martin, David (Samantha) Martin, Joseph (Leah) McDonnell, Tim (Shayla) McDonnell, Mathew Dishmon, Michelle Nelson, and Katherine Piper; 10 wonderful great-grandchildren, 3 of whom lived with him for several years; brother, Paul G. Martin; several nieces and nephews, and a very special cousin, Betty Krienke and Roger Carson.

In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death his sister, Janice Cain of Delaware.

Gene was a 1950 graduate of Harlem Township High School, where he was a member of the honor society. He went on to earn a graduate certificate from the American Institute of Banking. Gene retired from Huntington National Bank after 38 years of dedicated service. He enjoyed traveling the country, as well as attending the Harlem Township Boys Breakfast Club.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 14, 2020 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N SR 61, Sunbury, OH. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 11:00 am, with Pastor Michael Harding officiating.

Donations in Gene’s memory can be made to Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

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  • My name is Fred Hulkenberg, I worked with Gene, Eugene for many years at Huntington. We started about the same time, around 1955 and I retired in 1994.
    We had many friends through out the bank. I wish I could be at his funeral
    tomorrow, but my health isn’t very good. I give Gene’s family and friends my sincere sympathy, I’m sure he will be missed very much, Fred

  • Linda and Family, we are sorry for the loss of your Father. Our condolences, John and Suzanne Pugh