Leroy Martin, 86, of Bloomfield, passed away Monday, March 17, 2008.
He was born June 18, 1921 in Owen County to Owen and Martha (Bryant) Martin. He married Billie Louise Meek in 1940.
He was self employed for many years, operating a small log and lumber business. In later years, he was a logging equipment salesman for Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois. He served as an agent for Indiana Department of Revenue and was also a school bus driver for Solsberry, Newark, and Eastern Greene schools. He was a Democrat precinct committeeman and was recognized for 50 years of service by former Governor Evan Bayh.
He was a charter member of Faith Christian Church in Bloomfield.
Survivors include: his wife, Billie L. Martin of Bloomfield; daughter, Linda (Jim) Halliburton of Bloomfield; granddaughters Jenny (Roger) Waggoner and Mandy Halliburton of Bloomfield, Sandy (Troy) Fields of Owensburg; grandson Tim (Cindy) Halliburton of Indianapolis; great grandchildren Tara, Tegan, Tayla, and Tia Fields, Daniel, Matthew, and Jeremiah Waggoner, Troy and Maggie Halliburton; brothers Donald and Herschel Martin of Hendricksville; and sister Virginia Egan of Hendricksville; and a step-sister Evelyn May of Bloomfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents; step-father Frank Monroe, infant twins Richard and Ronald.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer with Reverend Henry Mann and Pastor James Dwyer officiating. Burial will be at Cataract Cemetery following the service.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and after 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.westparrishpedigo.com.