Max L. Martin (1922 - 2016)

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Max L. Martin, age 93, of DuBois, went to be with our Lord, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, July 14, 2016, at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
Max was born on Sept. 18, 1922, the son of the late Clifford Charles Martin and Pearl Balke, of Blue Arizona. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Cleo Mae, Elsie, Virginia; and one brother, Clifford Charles Martin.
Max is survived by his wife, Reverend Jean Martin of DuBois; one son, Max Randal Martin of Pleasanton, Calif.; two daughters, Deborah Pihl and husband Steven, and Sandra Hamilton of Phoenix, Ariz.; and five grandchildren.
He was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of DuBois.
A World War II Marine veteran, Max participated in the Okinawan invasion on April 1, 1945. He attended the University of Arizona where he played football, and graduated from Northern Arizona University where he played football.
He retired in 1997, after a 50-year career in construction throughout Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Alaska building highways, lakes, dams, and participating in the building of the nuclear power plant in Arizona.
Max participated in ministry of our Lord, Jesus Christ, with his wife in seven churches across the United States from 1999 until the present.
Friends will be received at Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc., DuBois, from 4-7 p.m. Monday, July 18, 2016.
Funeral services will be at the First United Presbyterian Church at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2016, with Pastor Sara Sedgwick and Pastor Jim Detrick officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to ministries supporting the work and love of our Lord, Jesus Christ.
Online remembrances can be made at www.mohney-yargarfuneralchapel.com or www.mem.com.
Arrangements are under the care of Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel Inc., DuBois.
Published in The Courier Express on July 17, 2016
Arrangements under the direction of:
Resthaven / Carr-Tenney Mortuary & Memorial Gardens
4310 East Southern Ave | Phoenix, AZ 85042 | (602) 437-0436
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