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Martin

CAMERON—Funeral services for Bobby Gene “Bob” Martin, 81, of Cameron were held Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Cameron with Rev. Jim Lafferty officiating. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Martin died Thursday, Dec. 15, at his home.

A life long educator, he was born Aug. 28, 1930, in Blum to William Edgar and Nora (Duncum) Martin.

Mr. Martin was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He married Gloria Perrine in 1951 and she preceded him in death in 2001.

Mr. Martin taught school in Rockdale and served as principal in Cameron before retiring.

He was a member of First Baptist Church in Cameron.

Survivors include two sons, Billy Martin and wife Barbara of Cameron, David Martin and wife Debbie of Grapeland; a brother, Nelson Martin of Blum; and a sister, Mary Lou Rogers of Rio Vista; also, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation.


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