Carlton R. Martin, 63

FEB. 8, 1949-MARCH 28, 2012

March 28, 2012

Carlton Richard Martin, 63, of 17558 Reiff Church Road, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at his home after a 1 1/2-year battle with lymphoma.

Born Tuesday, Feb. 8, 1949, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Allen H. Martin and Cora M.(Horst) Martin.

He was employed as a farmer and with King Oil Co., and most recently as a truck driver for FedEx Corp. He was a member of the Clear Spring Mennonite Church.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Lorraine Marie (Eby) Martin; stepmother, Louise Martin of Maugansville, Md.; sons, Neil Richard Martin and wife, Alta, of Chambersburg, Pa., Elson Dale Martin and wife, Wendy, Carlin Dwayne Martin and wife, Cheryl, both of Hagerstown, and Kenrick Allen Martin and wife, Lynette, of Waynesboro, Pa.; sisters, Miriam Hostetter of Hagerstown, Elaine Martin of Greencastle, Pa., and Ethel Miller of Waynesboro; brother, Donald Martin of Hagerstown; and 14 grandchildren.

Services will be held Saturday, March 31, at 10 a.m. at the Clear Spring Mennonite Church, Clear Spring, Md., with the church ministry officiating.

Family will receive friends at the church on Friday, March 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.

Interment will be at the Clear Spring Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.

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