Albert "Gene" Martin

April 16, 1928 - May 17, 2018
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Albert Eugene Martin, 90, of New Philadelphia, died Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Community Hospice House at New Philadelphia following a recent period of declining health.

A son of the late George Henry and Anna Marie (McNutt) Martin, Gene was born April 16, 1928 at Mineral City, Ohio.

On January 22, 1949, Gene marr…

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Albert Eugene Martin, 90, of New Philadelphia, died Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Community Hospice House at New Philadelphia following a recent period of declining health.

A son of the late George Henry and Anna Marie (McNutt) Martin, Gene was born April 16, 1928 at Mineral City, Ohio.

On January 22, 1949, Gene married the former Mildred Marie Voorhes in the First Assembly of God Church at New Philadelphia. The couple raised four children, Carole, Duane, Phyllis and Randy and celebrated 61 years of marriage prior to Millie’s passing on April 21, 2010.

Gene was a longtime truck driver and eventually retired from Signal Delivery. Being a truck driver, Gene never knew a stranger. He was also a member of the Teamsters Union. He was an avid fan of NASCAR, but most of all he cherished his family and spending time with them at various gatherings.

He is survived by his children, Carole (Andy) Ronald, Phyllis (Stan) Millbaugh and Randy (Cheryl) Martin all of New Philadelphia, and Duane (Sharon) Martin of Florida; his grandchildren, Michael Ronald, Stacey (Todd) Dessecker, Erica (Doug) Redman, Ryan Martin, Shawna Everett, Chad Martin, Brandon (Rachael) Martin, Brittney Martin and Marcy Martin; his great-grandchildren, Corey, Jacob, Joey and Alex Ronald, Amber (Taylor) McDaniel, Carson Everett-Bible, Brexton Martin and LilAnna and Quinton Redman; two sisters, Donna Linard and Doris (Jim) Haas; two brothers, George (Toni) Martin and Jim (Chris) Martin; sisters-in-law, Judy Martin, Alma Mae (Dave) Mason and Betty (Jack) Hale; a brother-in-law, Jerry Zurcher; and several nieces and nephews.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; two sisters, Ruth (Sonny) Martin and Charlene Zurcher; three brothers, Ed, Gerald and Dwight Martin; a son-in-law, Lynn Everett; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, George and Mabel Voorhes; brother-in-law, Gene Linard; and sister-in-law, Patricia Martin.

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018 from 5 to 8 PM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. A funeral service celebrating Gene’s life will be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10:30 AM in the funeral home with Pastor Brian Flood officiating. Inurnment will follow in Evergreen Burial Park at New Philadelphia. Following the burial, a luncheon will be held in the Geib Family Center at New Philadelphia.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Community Hospice, Interim and Hennis Care Centre at Dover for their care and compassion for Gene and his family during his final days.

Contributions may be made in Gene’s memory to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, May 21, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm

End Time: 8:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Time: 10:30 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Evergreen Burial Park

Address:

1520 Delaware Drive SE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Reception Information

Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Geib Family Center

Address:

116 2nd Street NE, New Philadelphia, OH, 44663

Donation Information

Community Hospice

716 Commercial Ave. SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Born: April 16, 1928
Died: May 17, 2018

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Brenda Hains posted on 5/22/18

Prayers to the family of Gene he will leave a big void in all our hearts, I loved talking to him and watching the Nascar races. Fly high until we meet again I will miss you..

 

Gary Decker posted on 5/19/18

Randy,Cheryl,and Family, Keeping you in thought and prayer just now. Love, Uncle Gary

 

Delilah J Wenger Ryan posted on 5/19/18

Dear Martin Family, So sorry to hear of the loss of your family member. Never had the pleasure of meeting Gene but knew many of the family through the years. My deepest sympathy.

 

Lyle & Michelle Tope posted on 5/19/18

Randy & entire Martin Family, Our sincere condolences on the passing of your Father. You all and Dad are in our prayers. May you be consoled in your grief by our Lord, Jesus Christ.

 

Fred & Doris Ricer posted on 5/19/18

We offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss.

 

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