Herbert Eugene “BB” Martin

September 06, 1928 ‒ March 09, 2019

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Herbert Eugene “BB” Martin, age 90, of Mount Vernon passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by the ones he loved most. He is, and always will be remembered as a loving Father, Husband and Grandfather who cherished the moments he had with the people who brought the most joy to his full life.  He was a Veteran of the Second World War, serving in the United States Marine Corps. and retired from PPG Industries.

Herbert is survived by his two sons, Mitch and Jeff; his daughter-in-law and five grandchildren who will all miss him dearly, but will take comfort in knowing he is finally at peace and who will hold on to the endless memories they have had of and with him.

Herbert was preceded in death by his wife, of 68 years, Doris Martin as well as his son Doug Martin.

In keeping with Herbert’s wished, there will be no calling hours.  The family will observe a private service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made, in Herbert’s name, to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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  • So sorry for your loss, Herb was one of a kind, a gentle soul and will be missed so very much.
    Edie Spencer Bates

  • Jeff, Mitch and Families,
    My deepest sympathy to you in the loss of Herbie. I have a lot of special memories of time spent with your Mom and Dad. I truly believe they are together again.

  • Herb will be greatly missed by all who knew him! May your sadness be replaced with only fond memories in the near future. At one time or the other, we all had fun times with Herb and Doris. Always enjoyed those days. My love to you all!!
    Marilyn K