News Death Notice

MARTIN, Ray "Bumper" 67, of Springfield passed away Tuesday morning, March 11, 2014 in Hospice of Dayton. He was born April 20, 1946 in Whitesburg, Kentucky, the son of the late French and Helen (Johnson) Martin. Bumper enjoyed driving his truck, reading his Bible, playing scratch offs and most of all, spending time with his grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by his loving family and friends. Survivors include his beloved wife of 47 years, Shirley L. (Bowermaster) Martin; four daughters, Tammy (Grant Jr.) Eldridge of Jeremiah, Kentucky, Helen Martin of Springfield, Ohio, Tabitha (Eddie) Bennett of Springfield, Ohio and Michelle (Hacksaw) Perkins of Isom, Kentucky; one son, Timothy Ray "Bumper" Martin of Isom, Kentucky; four sisters, Linda, Mary, Joan and Laverne; two brothers, Peter and Earl Dean; 15 grandchildren, Bobby, Jessica, Amber, Heather, Jerome, Michael, Sara, Jacob, Raymond, Caroline, Dalton, Shirley, Dixie, Blake and Zach; 13 great-grandchildren, Kaylee, William, Cameron, Jordan, Braxton, Taylor, Jacob, Camden, Brileigh, Kaden, Malikyi, Dakota and Gavin and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his four brothers and two sisters. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 3-5 pm in LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. Funeral services and burial will be held at a later date in Kentucky. You may express condolences to the family at www.littletonandrue.com


Funeral Home

Littleton & Rue Funeral Home
830 N Limestone Street Springfield, OH 45503-3610
(937) 323-6439

Published in Springfield News-Sun on Mar. 13, 2014