Roland R. Martin, 69, of New Ringgold, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, at St. Luke's Allentown Campus after a courageous battle with COPD.
Roland was born in Pottsville, on Sept. 19, 1952, a son of Ralph E. Martin, of Orwigsburg, and the late Helen Ann (Katchmark) Martin.
He was the widower of Tina M. (Tempest) Martin. She passed away in 2018.
He graduated from Blue Mountain High School, Class of 1970.
He previously worked as a heavy equipment operator at Heim Construction. He also worked for Allen Myers construction and had his own business, Martin's Hydro Seeding.
He was a member of the West Penn Rod & Gun Club, the NRA and enjoyed hunting.
Roland is survived by his son, Matthew Martin; his grandson, Issaic; two sisters, Debra, wife of Charles Trubilla, and Doreen, wife of Glen Korell; his brother, Timothy Martin, husband of Jacquie.
A visitation will be held 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. in Orwigsburg. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 6 p.m., with the Rev. Jeff Johnson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the COPD Foundation, 3300 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Miami, FL 33134.