MARTIN, Howard L., "Skip," 83, of Toronto, Ohio, died January 2, 2009, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa.
He was born December 12, 1925, son of the late Howard and Clara Martin. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Donald and sister, Margaret.
He was a retired foreman for Weirton Steel; and a member of the First Baptist Church, Toronto.
Surviving are wife, Lillian M. Martin; sons, Michael and Howard L. Martin Jr.; daughter, Judy Wright; stepdaughter, Paula Sparksman; grandchildren, Zachery Brandon, Sharina Shemka and Michael and Dean; four great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be Tuesday, January 6, 2009, 2-6 p.m., at the Williams, Gregory and Martin Funeral Home, 411 N. Seventh St., Steubenville, Ohio.
Funeral services on Wednesday, January 7, 2009, at 11 a.m., at First Baptist Church, Toronto, with the Rev. Robert E. Harris officiating.
Burial in Holly Memorial Gardens.