Robert Martin

Robert Lee Martin

1934 - 2020

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Robert Lee Martin, age 86, of Vineland passed away Thursday, October 8 at the New Jersey Veterans Home in Vineland. Born in Akron, Ohio, he was a longtime resident of Mount Holly before moving to the Veterans Home several years ago. Bob proudly served in the US Navy during the Korean and Vietnam Wars retiring as a Petty Officer First Class (Hospital Corpsman) in 1972 after 20 years of service. After his military retirement he operated a store and gas station in Chesterfield, NJ for many years. Bob enjoyed playing cards and was a Master Bridge Player. He was predeceased by his parents, Eugene and Dorothy (Thorne) Martin and two siblings, James and Virginia. Bob is survived by a son, Joe Martin of Canton, OH; three daughters, Deborah Martin and husband Richard of Cookstown, NJ, Susan Fitz-Maurice of West Liberty, KY and Brenda Morgan and husband Anthony of West Liberty, KY; nine grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; four siblings, Loyll, Lloyd, Leroy and Ruthann and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours for Bob will be held on Wednesday, October 14 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at the Tilghman Funeral Home, 52 Main Street, New Egypt, NJ 08533 (www.TilghmanFH.com). Burial with military honors will follow in the BGWCD Veteran Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown.
Wednesday
14
October

Calling Hours

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Tilghman Funeral Home
52 Main Street
New Egypt, New Jersey, United States
Wednesday
14
October

Interment - Military Honors

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
BGWCD Veterans Memorial Cemetery
350 Province Line Road
Wrightstown, New Jersey, United States