Don Murf Martin(1927 - 2012)

Don Murf Martin 1927-2012 Don Murf Martin Was born on April 10, 1927 in Shreve Port Louisiana. He passed away November 14, 2012 in Bakersfield, California. Don married Ruth Long on March 8, 1947 and they spent 51 years together. Don was employed with Davies/Wallace later known as Quinn Company for 28 years. After retiring he was known to many family and friends as the handyman. Don never slowed down and loved helping others. Don is survived by brothers, Leon Martin (Millie), Clifford Martin (Kathy); daughters, Brenda Sullivan (Bob), Donna Slick; son Randal Martin; 9 Grandchildren, 19 Great-grandchildren and 2 Great,Great-Grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife Ruth Martin; Son in Law Craig Slick; Sister Scottie; and Brother Gene. Don was a wonderful and loving husband, father, and grandfather. If you knew Don, you loved him. His smile and sense of humor will be missed. We know you are home with the Lord now but you will always be with us. Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. at Greenlawn Southwest.

Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 16, 2012