Eddie Gene Martin, age 60, of Mena, Arkansas, died peacefully Thursday, November 22, 2018 at his home. He was born on Sunday, October 12, 1958 to Donald Gene and Margaret Martin in Carthage, Missouri.
Eddie worked for Michel’s Pipeline, long time union worker out of Labor Local 534 and McGraw Construction. He was always a diligent hard worker. Eddie built a beautiful house for his wife, whom he loved deeply, to enjoy their retired years together. He enjoyed mowing his yard, playing on his tractor, hunting and fishing. Most of all, he loved his children and grandchildren and took great joy in every moment spent with them. Eddie was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and a great friend who will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Connie Martin; and one grandson, Logen Martin.
Eddie is survived by his wife Charlene Martin of Mena; one son and daughter in law, Barry Martin and Pam Nass of Winchester, Ohio; one daughter and son in law, Candace and Chad Ayers of Mason, Ohio; one brother, Chris Martin of Rogers, Arkansas; four grandchildren, Kylie Martin, Marissa Ayers, Chesten Martin, and Stephen Gibson; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, November 30, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. at the Union Mission Church in Pine Ridge, Arkansas. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.