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In loving memory of
Wayne Burnell Martin
  • July 21, 1935
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  • November 22, 2017

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Wayne B. Martin, 82, died on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at his home in Mount Dora.  Born July 21, 1935, in Lanark, Illinois, son of Albert and Lillian Marie Martin. Graduated from Lanark High School in 1953 and attended the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.  Married Carlene “Cindy” Hollar on August 2, 1956 in Rockford, Illinois.  He lived in Rockford where he worked as an engineer for Sundstrand Aviation for 23 years, relocated to Central Florida in 1981 and worked for McDonnell Douglas until he retired.  He and his wife enjoyed boating and lived on a Trawler for 7 years.  In 1998, they settled in Mount Dora where he enjoyed membership in the Mount Dora Lawn Bowling Club. Wayne also enjoyed golf, loved to play cards with family and friends, enjoyed dining out and was an avid gardener.  He and his wife attended First Baptist Church of Mount Dora and Bay Street Baptist Church.  Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Carlene, and their 6 children: Julie (Darcy) Diot; Stacy (Wasana) Martin; Eric (Denise) Martin; Thomas (Maureen) Martin; Carla Martin; and Timothy Martin.  4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.  Several nieces and nephews.  Also predeceased by his sisters; Doris Rippy, Ruth Klontz and Ardith Avey and brothers; Donald Martin and Kenneth Rex Martin.  Memorial service at 11:00 A.M, Friday, December 15, 2017, at Bay Street Baptist Church, 37181 State Road 19, Umatilla, 32784.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Spirit of Martyrdom Ministries, P.O. Box 101, Clarkdale, AZ, 86324.


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  1. Carla posted an image:
    15 Dec 2017

  2. Carla lit a candle:
    15 Dec 2017
    Lit since December 15, 2017 at 12:10:15 AM

  3. Layne says:
    05 Dec 2017
    My deepest sympathy to you Carla, Tim and family.

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