William D. Martin, 73, of Lyons, passed away Tuesday at the Greene County General Hospital in Linton.
He was born March 6, 1938 in Owen County, the son of David E. and Dora F. (Lavender) Martin.
William served with the United States Navy from 1955-1959. He also served with the National Guard for several years. William was a retired electrician with local union 725.
He is survived by four children, Donna Kay Gillihan, Michael Martin, Michelle Martin and Claudia Ball and her husband Cory; his father David Martin; his brother Dwight Martin and his wife Sandy; eight grandchildren Eric Martin, Amanda Tieman, Ashlee Richards, Jarrett Richards, Emma Richards, Austin Ball, Alex Ball and Avery Ball; and four great-grandchildren Bryce Tieman, Bailee Tieman, Angelina Martin and Kobe Martin.
He was preceded in death by his mother Dora Martin, wife Diana Sue Martin, sister Dana Martin and son-in-law Terry Gillihan.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at the Prairie Chapel Cemetery in Lyons.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.allenfuneralhome.org.