2012-01-05 / Obituaries

Donald E. Martin

McConnellsburg, 83

Donald E. Martin, age 83, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, January 1, 2012, at Pennknoll Village Nursing Home in Everett.

He was born July 5, 1928, in Funkstown, Md., the son of the late Robert and Goldie (Smith) Martin. Donald was a truck driver for 37 years until he retired. He was an avid outdoorsman, spending time hunting and fishing. He loved spending time with his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his lifelong companion of 51 years, Mary L. Schooley of Mc- Connellsburg; one son, Gary Martin of Maryland; and one daughter, Sandra Martin of Maryland; five stepchildren: Barry, Sharon, Gary, Mary Jane and Robin; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and one great-greatgrandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Goldie Martin; one brother, Robert “Tip” Martin; one sister, Deloris Rock; two granddaughters; and one grandson.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, January 5, 2012, at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in Mc- Connellsburg. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 4, 2011, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Kelso- Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg Interment will be held at Parklawn Memorial Gardens with the Pastor William Mc- Commons officiating.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Homes, 322 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, will handle the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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