Gene Monroe Martin, Sr., 79, of Peru passed away at 6:50 a.m., Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at his residence surrounded by family.
Born on June 12, 1940 in Coffyville, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Walter and Jesse (Chupp) Martin.
On August 31, 1966 he married Wendy C. Carlone, she survives.
Gene formerly owned and operated Martin’s Tire Sales and Service in Texas. He was a member of Life Gate Church in Logansport. Gene enjoyed fishing in his younger years and most of all spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Wendy Martin of Peru, his children, Anita Long (Max) of Peru, Gene Martin, Jr. of Texas, Dawn Presnell of Texas and John Martin of Arkansas. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Franklin Martin.
Per Gene’s wishes there will be no visitation or service.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Life Gate Church, 831 Burlington Ave., Logansport, Indiana 46947.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Riverview Funeral Home.
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