George F. Pepper Martin

October 31, 1917 - April 23, 2003

10/31/1917 - 04/23/2003

Past Services

Friday April 25, 2003
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
509 Riverside Avenue
Wellsville, OH 43968
330-532-1553 | Directions
Saturday April 26, 2003
Chestnut Grove Cemetery
Irondale, OH
330-532-1726 | Directions
Saturday April 26, 2003
10:30 am
509 Riverside Avenue
Wellsville, OH 43968
330-532-1553 | Directions

George F. "Pepper" Martin
Age: 85

George F. "Pepper" Martin of State Route 213, Hammondsville, OH died on Wednesday, April 23, 2003 at East Liverpool City Hospital after a lengthy illness. He was born in Brush Creek Township on October 31, 1917, a son of the late George F. and Martha George Martin.

Mr. Martin was a member of the Hammondsville United Methodist Church, Jenkins Lodge #471 F & AM, Brush Creek Grange and a lifemember of the Hammondsville American Legion Post 742. He attended Muskingham College after graduating from high school. Before he left for the US Army he was a teacher at various area schools. He was a WWII veteran serving in the US Army. Upon returning from the war, he worked in the Social Security Office in Steubenville before transferring to the East Liverpool Social Security Office from which he retired in March 1982.

His wife, Kathleen Parsons Martin, whom he married on December 1, 1954, died on March 27, 2000.

He is survived by two brother in laws: James Parsons and his wife Mary Lou of Hammondsville and Robert E. Parsons of Gahanna, OH and numerous friends.

Besides his parents and his wife, he is preceded in death by a brother: Robert Martin in 1971.

Services will be held at the Wellsville Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Saturday, April 26, 2003 at 10:30 AM with Pastor Sandy Payette of the church officiating.

Burial will follow in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.

The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Wellsville tonight, Friday, April 25, 2003 from 6:30 to 9:00 PM where a Masonic Service will be held at 7:00 PM

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