Ricky L. Martin
September 30, 1955 ‒ May 29, 2016
Ricky L. Martin, age 60 of Sunbury, passed away Sunday evening May 29, 2016 at St Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.
He was born on September 30, 1955 in Floyd County, KY to the late John and Eugle (Bentley) Martin. He had farmed and worked at Liebert for 30 years and most recently worked at Showa for 10+ years. He had lived in Delaware County for 30 years.
Ricky was very proud of his son and grandson and taught his son that hard work was rewarding. Together they farmed , went to farm auctions and Gareth was given the work ethics that made him who is today. Ricky loved to read, do woodworking, collect antiques, go to flea markets and garage sales. Ricky’s greatest joy was spending time with his family especially his son and grandson, Jaxson.
He is survived by his wife: Mary(Collins) Martin and they were married April 12, 2014 in Sunbury; son: Gareth (Lydia) Martin of Hilliard; grandson: Jaxson; brother: Tim (Birdie) Martin of Galloway; sister: Vicki (Randy) Caudill of Grove City.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Thursday at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury where services will follow at 12 p.m. Thursday with Pastor Bill Benner officiating. Interment will follow in the Cheshire Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to: Liberty Community Children’s Center, 207 London Road, Delaware, Ohio 43015 or Mount Carmel Foundation, College of Nursing, 6150 E. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43213.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Martin Family and condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.