John F. Martin, 83, of Montpelier, IN, passed away at 3:00 AM on Friday, December 04, 2015 at his residence in Montpelier. He was born on Wednesday, June 01, 1932, in Wells County, IN. He married Cathy (Slentz) Martin on Wednesday, December 07, 1988 in Blackford County. John was a graduate of Montpelier High School. He had worked for Alloy Steel in Marion, IN. John was a long time Dairy farmer in the Wells- Blackford area. He was a member of the Vintage Motor Bike Club where he had been the club president as well as editor. He was a member of the Cushmann Club of America and was editor for 10 years. John loved watching all kinds of sports.
Loving Survivors Include: Wife - Cathy Martin, Montpelier, IN., Daughter - Kathy (Ted) Rash, Fort Wayne, IN., Daughter - Carol Pugh, Huntington, IN., Daughter - Jane (Ted) Habegger, Poneto, IN., Son - John (Susan) Martin, Deidorf, Germany, Son - Jeff Martin, Carmel,IN., Daughter - Tammie Hinshaw, Montpelier, IN., Son - Todd (Lisa) Penrod, Montpelier, IN., Daughter - Tara (Jeremy) Crist, Bluffton, IN.,
Son - Troy (Stacie) Penrod, Roll, IN., Nephew - Jim Krummen, Bluffton, IN., 16 Grandchildren, and 11 Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his Father - C. Oscar Martin, Mother - Lydia (Stepp) Martin, Brother - Ralph Martin, Sister - Ruth Ann Baulkwell, and son in law, Alan Pugh.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier on Tuesday, December 08, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM., and one hour prior to service.
A service to celebrate John’s life will be at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 09, 2015 with the Les Bantz officiating. Interment will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Montpelier.
Preferred memorials: Family Life Care/ NE Indiana Hospice 265 W. Water St. Berne IN 46711 Domestic Church Of Christ 7063 E. 900 S-90, Geneva, IN 46740
Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.
Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com