He was born in Wheeling on February 17, 1947, a son of the late Clarence and Eleanor Adams Martin.
David was an employee of Kroger (Mt. de Chantel), a member of the Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, a U.S. Navy Veteran, and a retired Fire Chief of Brookside Fire Department.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Cynthia "Cindy" Martin; and a brother, Clarence "Bud" Martin.
David is survived by a son, David Martin and his wife Alishia of Bridgeport; two brothers, Donald (Jean) Martin of Bethlehem, WV, G. Edwin Martin of West Chester, PA., a sister, Ellen (Tom) Gensor of Bloomingdale, Ohio; two grandsons, Dakota and Logan Martin; lifelong family friend Dr. Sheldon Pinsky; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Monday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. (Fire Dept. Services at 7 p.m.), at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, where services will be held Tuesday November 12, 2013 at 1 p.m. with Rev. David Demarest, officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Brookside Vol. Fire Department, 875
National Road, Bridgeport, OH 43912.
Offer online condolences at www.wilsonfuneralhomes.com.