He was born March 12, 1927, in Ironton, Ohio, son of William H. and Melda B. Ball Martin. He and Lillian Emma Martin were married in August 1989.
Martin retired as a packer from Procter & Gamble in St. Louis.
Survivors include his wife; a brother, Richard Martin of Perryville, Mo.; and a sister, Helen McKinney of St. Charles, Mo.
He was preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. today at Liley Funeral Home in Patton.
Graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. at Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery, with the Rev. Darold Mills officiating.