A. John Martin, 85, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 10, 2013 in Overland Park, KS. John was born in Arkansas to A. John and G. Mozell Martin. He was married for 63 years to his wife, Dorothy. John retired from the US Postal service and also served in the US Navy. He was interested in family history and was a talented silver jewelry maker. He enjoyed traveling and a good family gossip session. He is preceded in death by his two sisters, both of his sons, Mark and Barry Martin, and his grandson, Justin Martin. John is survived by his wife, Dorothy, his daughter, Cynthia Martin Speed, daughter-in-law, Cindy Martin, step granddaughter, Jamie Duvall, and step great grandson, Colton Whipkey, along with numerous other family members. Memorial Service will be at Kansas City Funeral Directors, 4880 Shawnee, Dr., Shawnee KS, (913 262-6310) on Nov. 9. Visitation from 10-11am, service 11am-12pm. John and Dorothy would like to express a special thank you for the great care he received during his illness to Tiffany F. Thomas and Taylor Starling of Omega Health Care. Family requests in lieu of flowers, donations to Omega Health Care 7398 W 162 Terr., Stillwell, KS 66085

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Published in Kansas City Star on Nov. 6, 2013