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Freddie Eugene Martin

September 17, 1935 - May 9, 2021

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Freddie Eugene Martin, 85 of Urbana passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, May 9, 2021 in his home.

Freddie was born September 17, 1935 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio the son of the late Ray Lindsey and Ersel May (Davis) Martin. He was a member of the Mechanicsburg Oak Grove CCCU and a former member of the Urbana CCCU. He retired from Navistar International after many years of service. Freddie was an avid sports fan, especially OSU football and following his grandchildren in Triad Sports. He also enjoyed fishing.

Freddie is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Lola Irene (Glassburn) Martin; children, Ricky (Char) Martin and Carolyn Burden; son-in-law, Pastor Dave Cox; sister-in-law, Martha Martin; grandchildren, Dawndee (Mike), Nickee (Matt), Tasha (Chad), Nathan (Brittany), Cierra, Beth (Zack), Mark, Cam, Kimmee, Mandee (Ken), Heidi (Derek), Tyson, Andrew (Lianne), Erika (Eric) and Jessica as well as many great and great great grandchildren.

Freddie was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Connie Cox; siblings, Elmer (Martha) Martin, Ray (Beverly) Martin Jr.,Rosalie; sons-in-law, Wayne Boldman and Eugene Burden.

Guests are respectfully asked to wear masks and attendance will be monitored to ensure safety for everyone attending.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 13, 2021 in the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union with Pastors Rev. David VanHoose, Rev. Mike Grable and Pastor Dave Cox.

Burial will follow at Grandview Cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.

Condolences

Stella Rogan - May 12, 2021
So very sorry to hear of the passing of Grandpa Martin. I'm a good friend of Natasha and knowing that her Grandpa meant so much to her. He will be missed by all the family. I pray God's Peace for all and find rest knowing he is with our Havening Father. I send my Condolence.
Stella Rogan - May 12, 2021
So very sorry to hear of the passing of Grandpa Martin. I'm a good friend of Natasha and knowing that her Grandpa meant so much to her. He will be missed by all the family. I pray God's Peace for all and find rest knowing he is with our Havening Father. I send my Condolence.
Sheila Ables and Ann McCall - May 12, 2021
So sorry for your loss. Freddie was a great man.
Joan Latham - May 11, 2021
So sorry for your loss. My prayers r with Lola and family. Hes in heaven with Benny talking about Ohio State football.
Sam and Wilma - May 11, 2021
He loved God, loved his family and loved life. He will be greatly missed by many.
Cristina Winn - May 10, 2021
Sorry about your loss and prayers for u, brittany, aria and your grandma.
Betty Kiser-Hoschar - May 10, 2021
Freddie was a pure and beautiful soul! Sending love and prayers for everyone who loves him! He will be so very missed!!!
Patty Burden - May 10, 2021
What a truly amazing man, he showered his family with love and support He will greatly missed by all who knew him My condolences to his loved ones
Lindsay Taylor - May 10, 2021
So sorry for your loss and Triads community! He will forever be Triads biggest fan!
Glynda Steele - May 10, 2021
This just breaks my heart! I will never forget the day that I had the sweet privilege to stand with Fred as he and his family were being baptized. Absolutely the sweetest day ever!
Paul and Lynn Zizzo - May 10, 2021
We were so sorry to hear of Freds passing . He will be greatly missed. He was a special man and loved by all. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless and hold you near to him in this difficult time
Sandra Harris - May 10, 2021
My heart and prayers go out to all of you, I love you with all my heart and I know he was very loved by everyone of you and he will be greatly missed!
Brandi Nichols - May 10, 2021
Such a wonderful man... so sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with your family RIP Freddie
Frank Childs - May 10, 2021
My prays and thoughts go out to you during this time.

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