LeRoy Martin

LeRoy Martin, 79, of Decatur, IN, and having family members in Huntington County, IN, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at his home.

Mr. Martin was an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was a 49-year member of the Nazarene Church and attended Mt. Hope Church of the Nazarene. He was employed by Central Soya (now known as Bunge), in Decatur, for 34 years, retiring in 1995.

He was born Feb. 4, 1938, in Decatur to Ervin O. and Mary Ellen Lovellette Martin. He married Carole Miller on Jan. 2, 1963, and she survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Marty (Joyce) Martin, of Decatur; a brother, Randy Martin, of Toledo, OH; 10 sisters, Judy Mikesell, of Vera Cruz; Rev. Brenda Haddix, Marilyn Striker, Kathy Martin, Christy Schug and Lisa Stewart, all of Bluffton; Beverly Espy and Becky Bennett, both of Warren; Carol Gish, of Geneva; and Sherry Hecker, of Huntington; a grandson, Jesse Martin, of Convoy, OH; and two great-grandsons.

A private graveside service will be held Friday, July 14, 2017, at Mt. Tabor Cemetery, in Decatur.

Gifts may be made to the family.

Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, is in charge of arrangements.