Robert Lee "Bob" Martin

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Robert "Bob" Martin, 74, died September 9, 2011, in Kingwood, Texas.

At his request, a Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, September 17, at the lake behind his home of forty-one years.

Bob was born February 15, 1937 in Houston, Texas, and went home to be with Jesus September 9, 2011.

Bob was preceded in death by his father, Louis Preston Martin; mother, Lillian Leona (Hines) Martin; brother, Larry Dean Martin; and son, George Preston Martin.

He graduated from Cleveland High School in 1957 where he met his wife, Dessie. Bob was a hard-working man of integrity who worked as a commercial master electrician for many years.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-three years, Dessie; son, John Martin & wife, Lynn; daughter, Mildred Martin & husband, Wilford Arrendell; daughter, Jan Johnson & husband, Richard; granddaughter, Jennifer Coker & husband, Ted; grandson, Justin Martin & wife, Sheena; grandson Dylan Martin; great grandchildren Shelby Coker, Danielle Martin, and Kylah Martin; nephew, Larry Martin & wife, Barbara; nephew, James Martin & wife, Joanne; niece, Candace Brown & husband, Mitch.

Bob also leaves behind numerous friends and loved ones.

In lieu of flowers, Bob requested donations be made to the donor's local fire department.

Published on from Sept. 14 to Sept. 29, 2011