Obituary for William Martin, 57

October 15,1956 To July 30,2014,

9 to 9:45 AM, Thursday, July 31, 2014 @ Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home - Fayette, MO.

Funeral Services
10 AM, Thursday, July 31, 2014 @ Salt Creek Cemetery off Hwy P near New Franklin, MO.

Salt Creek Cemetery - New Franklin, MO

Salt Creek Cemetery in care of funeral home

Former Columbia resident, William Kent Martin, 57, passed away at his home in Armstrong, MO July 30, 2014. Mr. Martin was born October 15, 1956 in Columbia to William and Ruth (Teel) Martin. William married Phyllis Burnett May 22, 2004. He was an avid outdoorsman that enjoyed hunting turkey, mushrooms and arrowheads. William never met a stranger and would give you the shirt off his back if you needed it. Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Martin of Armstrong, 2 sons, Cody (Teresa) Martin of New Franklin and Dakota Martin of Armstrong, mother, Ruth Martin of Columbia, grandson, Sullivan Martin of New Franklin, two brothers, Michael Martin of Millersburg and Rocky Martin of Moberly and one sister, Brenda Ryan of Marshall and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his father. There will be a celebration of life graveside service, 10 AM, Thursday, July 31 at Salt Creek Cemetery near New Franklin with Rev. Roger McMurry officiating. Visitation will be 9 to 9:45 AM, Thursday at the Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette. Memorials are suggested to Salt Creek Cemetery in care of the funeral home.