Joe Martin Sr., 58

OCT. 22, 1954-JULY 17, 2013

July 18, 2013

Joe Martin Sr., 58, of Keedysville, Md., passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at his home.

Martin was born Oct. 22, 1954, in Hagerstown, Md., to the late Howard Joseph and Hilda Lee Welch Martin.

He was a 1972 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

He was a self-employed carpenter.

Survivors include his wife, Karen K. Jones Martin of Hagerstown; sons, Joe Martin Jr. of Winchester, W.Va., William Martin of Greencastle, Pa.,  Joshua Martin of Hagerstown and David Martin of Chambersburg, Pa.; granddaughter, Sarah Martin of Winchester; grandson, Logan Martin of Greencastle, Pa.; granddaughter, Abigale Martin of Hagerstown; sister, Nancy Bussard of Hagerstown; brother, Roscoe Martin of Rohrersville, Md.; and longtime friends, Butch and Kathy Main of Keedysville.

There will be no viewing.

A celebration of Joe's life will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at 6 p.m. at District 12 Ruritan, 18309 Manor Church Road, Boonsboro, Md.

The family request the omission of flowers; memorial donations may be made to Sharpsburg Area EMS, P.O. Box 307, Sharpsburg, MD 21782

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