Michael E. Martin, 68, of Hambden Twp., died June 21, 2014, at Geauga Regional Hospital, Claridon Twp.
He was born November 9, 1945, in Berea. He lived in the Chardon Area since 1978.
Mike was very active in the Oldsmobile Car Club, he enjoyed Country Line Dancing, was an avid history buff, and passionate about World War II
, and competitive shooting. Mike proudly served in the US Navy
during the Vietnam War
, and is a member of the American Legion Post #0167, Chardon.
He was the Operations Manager for the former Picker International, Highland Hts., for many years.
Survivors include his sons, Kyle (Jessica) Martin of Concord Twp., and Mitchell Martin of Lakewood; brother, Dean Martin of Chico, CA; and significant other, Virginia "Stretch" Plush of Chardon Twp.;
His parents, Edward R. and Marjorie (Walczak) Martin are deceased.
The family will host a gathering for friends on Sunday, June 29 from 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. at the #6510 Chardon VFW
, 752 Water Street, Chardon, Ohio. Burr Funeral Home, Chardon, handling the arrangements. Information and condolences on line at www.burrservice.com.