Kenneth Carl (SKip) Martin

Kenneth Carl (Skip) Martin, 80, of Ash Grove, passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018.
Martin, the son of Robert M. and Ruby L. (Ziglear) Martin, was born in Fostoria, Ohio, on June 28, 1938. Ken and Marilyn (Hoffman) were united in marriage on Feb. 27, 1965, they shared over 53 years together.
Martin was an avid Cardinal baseball fan. He loved his family more than anything and enjoyed spending time with them, especially his grandchildren.
Martin is survived by his wife, Marilyn of the home; children, Rhonda Bowman and husband Jeff of Ash Grove, Debra Davey and husband Byron of Michigan, Chris Kelley and wife Gaynell of Florida, Beth Weber and husband Greg of Ohio, Rick Martin and wife Heidi of Indiana, Gail Harrah and husband Ron of Michigan; 14 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brother, Marion Martin of New Jersey.
Martin was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Connie Charbonnier; and brother, Frank Martin.
Visitation was Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. at Wilson-Griffin Funeral Home, Ash Grove. Fu- neral services were Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Ash Grove First Baptist Church, Ash Grove, with burial following at Ash Grove Cemetery, Ash Grove.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Martin’s name to the Faith Hospice and may be left at the funeral home.


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