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Robert E. Martin

January 28, 1940 March 15, 2019
Robert E. Martin
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Robert E. Martin, 79 of Herrin, passed away 4:38 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 at his residence.

Robert was retired truck driver for Russell Oil Company and was a former coal miner.

Robert was a veteran of the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was also a member of the Herrin American Legion Post # 645.

Robert was born January 28, 1940 in Carrier Mills, IL to Irvin D. and Lillian Fern (Hilliard) Martin.

Robert was united in marriage with Ruby Jane Brookhouse. She preceded him in death on December 23, 2012.

Surviving are a sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Bill Turner of Harrisburg; two brothers and a sister-in-law, James and Judy Martin of Chrisman, IL, Ronald Martin of Newman, IL.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and a brother, Donald Martin.

Services will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home with Rev. Don Colson officiating. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial with military graveside rites conducted by the American Legion Post # 178 of Villa Ridge and the IL Army National Guard Honors Detail will be in Mount Pisgah Cemetery at Wetaug.


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Visitation

Thursday

21

Mar

11:00 AM 3/21/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 3/21/2019 1:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

21

Mar

1:00 PM 3/21/2019 1:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Pisgah Cemetery Final Resting Place

Mt. Pisgah Road
Dongola, IL 62926

Mt. Pisgah Road Dongola 62926 IL
United States
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