Date of Death: February 23, 2023
Services will be held at First United Methodist Church, 215 N. Main St., Three Rivers, Michigan, at noon on Monday, March 6, 2023. A military service and interment of ashes will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery at a later date.
Richard C. Martin, age 85, passed away on February 23, 2023, at Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo. He was born March 15, 1937 in Battle Creek to William and Dorothy Martin. Richard grew up in Sturgis, and the family subsequently moved to Birmingham, Michigan, where he graduated from high school.
Richard proudly served in the U.S. Military in the Korean War. He was employed by Abner A. Wolf of Detroit, working in the warehouse. He also had been associated with Primerica Financial Services as an independent contractor.
Richard lived a life of service, volunteering his time as Treasurer at Eagles Nest Church in Monroe, Michigan, and at the Three Rivers Christian Reformed Church. He enjoyed history, and also served as Treasurer for the St. Joseph Historical Society. He was a faithful friend to many.
He is survived by his sister, Roberta Hoehner, children William Martin, Leslie Seguin, Whitney Gossett, Vicki Martin, 8 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.
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So sorry for your loss. Richard was a good friend to many at Eagles Nest Church in Monroe!! A wonderful man who gave of himself for others and loved God!!
Our thoughts and prayers to Richard’s family
Richard always had a quick smile for all, which was very contagious, a great giving heart with his time and advice
He will be truly missed