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Richard Earl Martin

April 9, 1934 ~ June 18, 2022 (age 88)

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Richard Earl Martin

            Richard Martin age 88 of Baker passed away on Saturday June 18, 2022, at Crestview Rehab Center in Crestview. He was born in Istachatta, FL on April 9, 1934, to Orson Lewis Martin and Mabel Ruth Martin. Richard was raised in Istachatta, Hernando County, FL. Richard was in the ministry for 70 years. For 30 of those years were in church pastors in Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi. He served as Director of Missions for the Choctaw Baptist Association for 15 years and also served as various interim Pastorates for 15 years. Richard enjoyed being with family, doing wood working projects, cooking and being with his church family.

            In his retirement years he was a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church. Richard was preceded in death by his parents.

            Survivors include his wife of 65 years Barbara Martin; children: David Martin and wife Sharon, Bill Martin and wife Donna, Ken Martin, and Lori Wagner and husband Brian; Also surviving are his 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren with one on the way.

            The celebration of Richard’s life will be on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery. A time of visitation with the family will begin at 10:00 a.m.

 

Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview.  Guest book and condolences are available online at www.whitehurstpowellfuneralhome.com

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 22, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church
5595 Hwy 4 South
Baker, FL 32531

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 22, 2022

11:00 AM
Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church
5595 Hwy 4 South
Baker, FL 32531

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