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“David, you will be missed. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Robert Sundeland - Seminole, FL

“Carole, Joe, Melissa, Christopher and Jerry. Please accept my condolences. You are in my thoughts and I wish you all the best. Sincerely, ...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Craig Zwiebel - Saline, MI

“J.D., Bill and Sue - I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers! ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Penny Dauterman - Findlay, OH

“Martin Family, As a youngster, I remember all the trips we made to Ohio . Seeing all the cousins , fun times..we are so sorry to hear of the ...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Theresa Scharton (Towles) - IN

“Carole and family I want to express my sympathy for the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. I know how hard it is to not have him with...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Rosemary Craig - OH

“It's sad that families grow and move away and lose that day to day touch over the years. Such is the case with me and David. I will however always...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Rick Young - Houston, TX

“Dave is a special person..never a person he didn't know and would drop everything to help..because he has helped us before..thank you again Dave. I...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Kent and Shirley Place - OH

“Angie & Ralph - so sorry for your loss! Please let me know if you need anything at all. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all during...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Lisa - Wapakoneta, OH

David R. "Norton" Martin, 59, died at 4:10 p.m. March 15, 2012, at his residence. He was born July 16, 1952, in Lima to Clinton C. and Mary Ann Frank Martin, who preceded him in death. On Dec. 15, 1974, he married Carole J. Lyons, who survives in Lima. Mr. Martin was a 1970 graduate of Lima Senior High School. He retired in 1996 as owner of C&D Supply and had worked at Curtis Industries, Cleveland. He was a loving husband and father and was a great friend to many people. He loved to spend time outdoors, especially fishing and camping. He enjoyed working on projects and spending time with his family and friends. He will be remembered most for his positive outlook on life and his great sense of humor. Survivors also include three sons, Joseph A. Lyons, of San Antonio, Christopher P. (Kimberly A.) Martin, of Corona, Calif., and Jerry "J.D." Martin, of Findlay; a daughter, Melissa R. (James) Chamberlain, of Wapakoneta; two grandsons, Tyler Stauffer, of Wapakoneta, and Jared Lyons, of California; four brothers, Dan (Linda) Martin, of Wapakoneta, Tony (Lisa) Martin, of Sidney, Harry (Amanda) Martin, of Wapakoneta, and Bill (Sue) Martin, of Findlay; three sisters, Angie (Ralph) Brown, of Wapakoneta, Becky Martin, of Kenton, and Renee (Rodney) Conoway, of Wapakoneta; and several nieces, nephews and close friends. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Shawnee Chapel. The Rev. Ronald C. Boyer will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.

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