Raymond H. Martin, 79, Terre Hill, farmer, painter, attended Christian Fellowship

By on March 16, 2016

Raymond H. Martin, 79, of Terre Hill, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Saturday, March 12, 2016, at Ephrata Manor.

He is survived by his wife, May (Weaver) Martin. They had celebrated 58 years of marriage on Nov. 9. Born in East Earl Township, he was the son of the late Clarence and Anna Mary (Hurst) Martin.

Raymond had been a farmer and a painter. He was a member of Christian Fellowship Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children: LeRoy, married to Kathy (Overly) Martin, East Earl; David L. Martin, Morgantown; Larry, married to Tammy (Beiler) Martin, Denver; and Karen, married to David Tinsley, New York City; 11 grandchildren; and a foster son: Lamar Zimmerman, Lakeland, Fla.

He was preceded in death by a brother: Rev. Irvin H. Martin; and a sister: Elva Good.

The family would like to thank the Ephrata Manor staff for their exceptional care of Raymond during this past year.

His funeral will be held Thursday, March 17, at 3 p.m., at Christian Fellowship Church, 758 Spruce Road, New Holland, with Pastors Dr. Douglas Bozung, Fred Raupp, and David Horst officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery. A viewing will be held on Wednesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Groff-High Funeral Home, 145 W. Main St., New Holland, and at the church on Thursday from 2 to 3 p.m.

If desired, memorials may be sent to Handi*Vangelism Ministries International, P.O. Box 122, Akron, PA 17501.

Online condolences may be posted at groffeckenroth.com. Groff-Eckenroth Home for Funerals handled the arrangements.

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