STURGIS, Ky. ---- Harry R. Martin, 78, of Sturgis, Ky., passed away at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 7, 2004 at Methodist Hospital Union County.
He was a World War II veteran and a retired carpenter and Island Creek Coal miner.
Survivors include: his companion, Helen Martin of Sturgis, Ky.; two daughters, Connie Vinroe and Betty Taylor, both of Sturgis, Ky.; one son Ray Taylor of Louisville, Ky.; six grandchildren, Patti McCree, Sammy Vinroe, Butch Vinroe, Shane Russell, Mikki England, Duncan Taylor; 10 great-grandchildren; Samantha Vinroe, Katelyn Vinroe, Rebekah Lane, Hillary McCree, Daelynn Vinroe, Dalton Vinroe, Kristi Vinroe, Cade Russell, Shelby Russell, Carson England.
He was preceded in death by his wife Clara Martin, who passed away in 1995.
Service was June 10 in Sturgis, Ky., with Whitsell Funeral in charge of arrangements. The Rev. Troy Black officiated with burial at Pythian Ridge, Sturgis, Ky.
Memorial contributions may be made to God's Great Outdoors or St. Anthony's Hospice.