Robert Martin
Friday
3
January

Visitation at Funeral Home

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, January 3, 2020
Arthur H Wright Funeral Home
105 Highland Ave.
Terra Alta, West Virginia, United States
Saturday
4
January

Visitation at Funeral Home

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday, January 4, 2020
Arthur H Wright Funeral Home
105 Highland Ave.
Terra Alta, West Virginia, United States
Saturday
4
January

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, January 4, 2020
Arthur H Wright Funeral Home
105 Highland Ave.
Terra Alta, West Virginia, United States

Obituary of Robert Burton Martin

Robert Burton Martin, 91, of Kingwood, passed away Wednesday January 1, 2020 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born in Grafton, WV on January 26, 1928 a son of the late Asa Burton Martin and Lottie Mildred (Wagner) Martin. He worked as a lineman for Mon Power before joining the Navy in 1947. During his military career he was a Seabee and served during the Vietnam war. He completed tours in Spain, Africa, Bermuda, Puerto Rico and Argentia, Newfoundland. He retired after 20 years of service as a Chief Petty Officer. He then continued his career in Civil Service working in Bainbridge, MD and Annapolis, MD and later retired from the Department of Energy in Morgantown. He enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing. He also served on the Trout for Cheat committee. He is survived by one son, Robert Martin II and wife Margaret of Rowlesburg; one daughter, Cynthia Diane Martin of Kingwood; two sisters, Nancy Goff of Rowlesburg and Lerah Zimmerman of Baltimore, OH; three grandchildren and spouses, Christian Martin and Sarah, Caitlin Martin and Sadee, and Mackenzie Hoffer and Brady and three great grandchildren, Kilie Martin, Christian Martin and Elizabeth Hoffer. He was preceded in death by his former spouse, Eleanor Rosemary Martin and two brothers, Foster Martin and Carrol Martin. Friends may call at the Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home in Terra Alta on Friday, January 3, 2020 from 6 to 8 p.m and on Saturday January 4, 2020 from noon until the 1 p.m. service time with Pastor Barry Adkins officiating. Interment will follow in the Eglon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers it was Robert's wishes that others would spend quality time with their families. Condolences may be extended online to the family at www.arthurwrightfuneralhome.com.
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