Gene C. Martin (May 15, 1921 – November 5, 2010)

Gene C. Martin, 89 of Zanesville, died at 10:05 a.m. Friday Nov. 5, 2010 at Forest View Health Campus in Zanesville.
He was born May 15, 1921 in Chandlersville and was the son of the late George D. and Pansy Marie Tom Martin. Gene retired from the Dura Corporation, and was an avid buyer/seller of pottery.
He is survived by a sister-in-law, Martha J. Martin; nieces, Karen (Darryl) Strouse and Bonnie Martin, all of Zanesville; great nieces, Ashley (Lee) Morgan and Chelsea (Gary Jones) Strouse; great nephew, Chris (Hillary Hasseman) Strouse; 4 great great nieces..
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty M. Melvin Martin, who died Feb. 23, 2008; a son, Douglas G. Martin, a grandson, James Michael Martin, and a brother, George Gale Martin.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, 2010 at St. Paul Cemetery (near Sonora), with Pastor Dail Parrish officiating.
Bryan & Snider Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. is assisting the Martin family.
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