William Wayne Martinvet ffffffMADISONVILLE, KY., — William Wayne Martin, 93, of Madisonville passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the Joseph Eddie Ballard Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson, KY. He was born on September 26, 1926 in Sullivan, KY to the late Ercie Ethel Morgan Martin and Joe Watson Martin. Wayne was formerly employed as a diesel mechanic at Peabody Coal Company. Wayne enjoyed square dancing. He was a member of VFW Post 6 and the First United Methodist Church in Madisonville.

He was a United States Army Korean War Veteran.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister,Mary Katherine Plain.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years Ann Calhoun Martin, daughter Sonja (Bill) Hedstrom of Pipe Creek, TX., son Micheal Wayne Martin of Portland, TN., grandchildren Joshua Martin, Andrew Martin, Matthew Martin and Joe Hedstrom, 6 great-grandchildren, several nieces, several nephews, step-sons Robert (Mary Beth) Hand of Clarksville, TN., David (Kim) Calhoun of Lexington and Jeffrey (Gretchen) Calhoun of Madisonville.

The funeral service will be held at 1:30pm on Saturday, January 25, 2020 in the Chapel of Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville with Dr. David Calhoun officiating. Burial to follow at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Madisonville with military honors conducted by the Hopkins County Honor Guard.

The visitation will be from 12noon until the funeral hour Saturday at the funeral home. The pallbearers will be the grandsons.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.harrisfuneralinc.com

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