Martin, Allen Gary, Age 77, of Apollo Beach, Florida, passed away Friday, October 30, 2020, following open heart surgery. He was born in Dayton, Ohio, to Mary P and Russell C Martin, his parents who preceded him in death. Allen is survived by his wife of 55 years, Karen; brother Russell Martin, Jr., children, Barney Boyle, Kimberly Martin and Holly Bailey; grandchildren Kelly Patrick, Luke Shirk and Tiffany Shirk. Allen was a previous Ohio resident and a 1961 graduate of Fairborn High School. He served in the U.S. Army and was deployed to Vietnam during the war. After a long career with AT&T as a Communications Technician, he retired to Florida where he and Karen have spent the last 20 years living in Apollo Beach He enjoyed yard work, travel, playing cards, swimming and coin collecting. His greatest joy was spending time with his children and grandchildren, and with friends/relatives visiting from the North.
A graveside gathering will be held at St Paul Cemetery in Yellow Springs, Ohio, at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020. Social distancing will be observed. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Allen’s memory to either the American Heart Association or the Kidney Foundation. Arrangements in care of Morris Sons Funeral Home - Fairborn, Ohio. Online condolences may be expressed at www.morris-sons.com.
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