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AUGUST MARION MARTIN III

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AUGUST MARION MARTIN III Obituary
Marty was born in Bakersfield, CA. and spent part of his youth there, then later in Susanville, CA and Orland, CA. He attended Chico State University in Chico, CA. He worked as a mechanical engineer at Lawrence Livermore Lab in Livermore, CA. for several years before moving on to other ventures.
Marty loved classic cars; working on them, watching them race and going to car shows. His first car , and last were 55' Chevy's. He also loved airplanes and air shows, collecting guns, traveling and the outdoors. He was happiest either traveling, driving around or at the family ranch.
What will be most remembered about Marty, was his love of life and infectious laughter. He loved to laugh, joke and never met a stranger. He is preceded in death by his father August Martin Jr. He is survived by his wife Mia, step-daughter Evan Bonavita; mother Sharon Stockton; grandmother Shirley Bayne; sister Janee (Don) Hornsby; nephew Mitchell, niece Rianna; and his brother Vincent Martin.
A service will be held on Monday, November 21, 2016, 9:00 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Parish (900 "H" St.)
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 19, 2016
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