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Robert Martin


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Martin, Robert L.



Robert Martin born in Alma Michigan 12-27-34 died 8-31-16 after a prolonged bout with cancer.

Martin was a writer for several papers including the Tampa Times and the V Corps Guardian in Frankfort Germany during his Army service. He was given a National endowment for The Humanities award for his writings about art activities. The award included a full academic year of study at the Univ. of Michigan at the graduate level. In addition to his days as a newspaper columnist Martin spent much of his time as an Artist creating large ink drawings and watercolor paintings.

He was preceded in death by parents, Oris and Elizabeth Martin, His son Christopher who also died of cancer, stepdaughter Carolyn Leyva.

He leaves behind beloved wife Patricia (Martindale) Martin; his grandson Alex Martin; stepson Marty Williams (wife Carol); stepdaughter Ronal Mitchell(Charles); two sister-in-laws Nora Gallegos (Frank), Diana Torres (Orlando) and many nieces, nephews, grandson and great-grandchildren. He will be missed by several friends and neighbors.

Services will be held at Riverside Funeral Home at 225 San Mateo Blvd. NE on 9-10-16 from 10:00 a.m.to 12:00 p.m.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Sept. 8, 2016
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