Marshall P. Martin, 80, of Warwick, a retired Insurance Broker, died January 16, 2013 at Brentwood Nursing Home. He was the beloved husband of Jean (Smith) Martin. The couple married on June 30, 1956.
Born in Providence, the son of the late Alexander and Alfreda (Olson) Martin, he lived in Cranston before moving to Warwick in 1956. Marshall was a graduate of Cranston East High School and Bryant College. He was a member of Greenwood Community Church, Presbyterian, where he served for many years as an Elder, Youth Leader, and Sunday School Teacher. Active for many years in community affairs and Democrat political activities, he served as a member of the Board of Public Safety and the Warwick Housing Authority. Marshall taught Dale Carnage Courses, volunteered as a Cub Scout Master and was a tireless member of the Jr. Chamber of Commerce. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War.
Besides his loving wife; he is survived by his sons, Bruce A. Martin (Laura) of New Bedford, Massachusetts, Paul D. Martin (Karen) of Fairfield, Connecticut; his grandchildren, Jennifer L. Martin, Eric M. Martin; and his great-grandchildren, Cameron P. Martin and Haiden L. Martin.
His funeral was held Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in The Greenwood Community Church, Presbyterian, 805 Main Avenue, Warwick. Burial will follow in Brayton Cemetery, Warwick. Relatives and friends were invited and call at The Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Route 5, Greenwood, Warwick.
Gifts in his memory to The Greenwood Community Church, Presbyterian, 805 Main Avenue, Warwick, RI 02886 will be appreciated. www.murphyfuneralhomes.org