Marvin “Marv” Hugh Martin, 85 of Odessa, Missouri passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at The Parkway in Blue Springs, MO.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the First Baptist Church, 100 West Hwy OO, Odessa, MO, 64076. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday at the church. Burial with Military Rites will follow at Greenton Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church. Memories of Marv and condolences for the family may be left at www.ralphojones.com
or on our Facebook Page. Arrangements are entrusted to the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St., Odessa, MO, 64076, 816-633-5524.
Marv was born on December 16, 1932 in Kansas City, MO to Frank Marvin and Florence (Semien) Martin. He graduated from Blue Springs High School in Blue Springs, MO. Marv was a Veteran of the United States Navy. He married Cynthia Lee (Franklin) Martin on November 1, 1958 in Raytown, MO. He retired from TWA Airlines as an Engineer after 29 years of service. Marv was member of the First Baptist Church in Odessa, MO. In addition to spending time with his family and friends, Marv enjoyed working on his Zenith Airplane that he was building. He also enjoyed flying, hunting and fishing.
Marv is survived by his wife, Cindy Martin of Odessa, MO; two sons, Stephen Martin and wife Sara of Blue Springs, MO and Greg Martin and wife Dawna of Odessa, MO; four grandchildren, Joshua and Nathaniel Martin and Leslie and Doug Long.
Marv was preceded in death by his parents.