Robert T. "Bob" Martin, Jr. 70 of Paris Twp., passed away Monday, December 23, 2013 at his residence. He was born April 19, 1943 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Robert T. and Verneal (Edwards) Martin, Sr. Mr. Martin has lived in Paris Twp. the past 35 years and retired from the White Rubber Company in Ravenna where he worked as a lab technician. He was a veteran of the US Navy, a member of the New Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Ravenna, where he served as a deacon of the church and the Sunday school superintendent. He was also involved with the big brothers and sisters and had served as a boy scout leader.
Survivors include his wife of 31 years Dolores "Dodi" (Lewis ) Martin, children Steven (Michelle) Davis of Akron, Danny Davis of Ravenna, Christi (Gene) Brown of Ravenna, Stacy Davis of Youngstown, 11 grandchildren, his sister Patricia Ann Martin of Houston, Texas, his niece Patricia (Kevin) Celestine, his grand niece Lilly and godchild Jennifer. Calling hours will be 10:00 AM until time of funeral services at 12 noon on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Homes Ravenna Chapel. Burial with military honors will be 10:00 AM Monday, December 30, 2013 at Ohio Western Reserve Cemetery Rittman, Ohio. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.sscfuneralhomes.com.
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Isaiah 41:10 Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Matthew 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. So sorry for your loss with all of our love, the Upshaw/Jones Family. If you need anything we are just a phone call a way. Mr. Martin will be missed.
Ms Dodi and Family,
My prayers are with you during this challenging time. I know God will carry you through this as He holds you in His arms of love and protection.
Judy Cooper Frilando
Ms. Dodi & Family,
My prayers are with you all, knowing that God is near to you in this time. Love you all.
Charlotte & James Woods
So sorry for your loss. I will miss him dearly. I loved everytime he came into the store. And I loved talking with him.
Amy Flint, Picciones' Jewelers.
Savetta M. Wright
My Condolences to Mrs. Dodi and your family. Will be attending another Funeral for my cousin in Cleveland at the same time. "May God keep you and your Family wrapped in His Loving Arms", "you will all be in my Prayers"!