Buddy Allen Martin, 83, of Eau Claire, MI, passed away on February 8, 2019, at home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, February 23, 2019, at Bright Star Tabernacle, 5130 Old Pipestone Rd, Eau Claire, MI with Pastor Mike Fields officiating. Memorials may be made to the Buddy A. Martin Memorial and mailed to:
Buddy A Martin Memorial
4000 E Bristol St.
Elkhart, IN 45614
Flowers may be sent to Bright Star Tabernacle in care of Buddy Martin. The Martin family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Caring Circle Hospice and Pastor Mike Fields. Those who wish to leave a condolence online may do so at www.purelycremations.org.
Buddy was born on April 29, 1935 in Mountain View, AR to Horace and Doris (Hinkle) Martin. He married Nancy Wiggins in Eau Claire, MI and worked as a Union Pipefitter (Local 357) for 40+ years.
Buddy is survived by six of his children, Terry (Mary) Martin, Tony (Margaret) Martin, Michael (Patricia) Martin, Danny Lynn (Linda) Martin, Bennie Joe (Twiggy) Martin, Jeremy (Katie) Baker; three step-children, James Griffin, Britt Ferguson and Stoney (Kim) Ferguson; 13 grandchildren, Jefferey (Kristie) Martin, Christopher Martin, Steven King, Jacqueline King, Jarrett King, Matthew Martin, Joshua Martin, Brian Martin, Brad (Rene) Martin, Melisa (Adam) Kuehn, Kelly (Chad) Kendall, Kayla Jo Martin, and Aaron Martin; 12 great-grandchildren: Bryce Martin, Jackson Martin, Hunter Martin, Aubrey Martin, Jacob Martin, Autumn Brothers, Drew Brothers, Payton Martin, Braylon Martin, Eli Martin, Aaron Martin, II and Sophia Martin; brother, Jay Martin; sister, Dorothy Zervas and extended family members, Jodie (Perry) Godush and Madison Godush.
Buddy is preceded in death by his wife, Nancy (Wiggins) Martin; son, Scotty Martin and brother, Ottis Martin.
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