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Welby Martin, 69, Taylor County, KY (1948-2018)

He loved traveling, listening to gospel music with his wife, Doris Jean Stephens, who preceded him in death in 2013. He enjoyed camping and UK basketball, but most of all he loved his grandchildren. He was a retired glazer glass worker who professed faith in Christ and attended Pitman Valley Baptist Church.
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Welby Martin of Campbellsville, KY died there Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

The funeral service will be conducted at 10amCT/11amET Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Dannie Nelson and Bro. Jim Strunk. Visitation will be 4-7pmCT/5-8pmET Friday, May 11, 2018 atBurial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Welby Martin, 69, Taylor County, KY (1948-2018)

Welby Martin was son of the late Vernon "Radio" Martin and Arlie Mae Brockman Martin. He was born August 29, 1948 in Taylor County, KY. He died Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 69 years, six months, and 10 days. .

Welby was a retired glazer glass worker with Central Kentucky Glass Company. He professed faith in Christ and attended Pitman Valley Baptist Church.

Welby love traveling, listening to gospel music with his wife, camping and UK basketball, but most of all he loved his grandchildren.

He united in marriage to Doris Jean Stephens June 11, 1977 and she preceded him in death November 17, 2013.

He is survived by
  • One son and one daughter: Rodney Martin and Cindie Sharp and husband, Ernie of Campbellsville;

  • Five grandchildren: Gabriel Sharp and Breanna Sharp of Campbellsville, Mark Martin and Hannah Martin of Eubank, KY and Zachery Sharp of Dallas, TX;

  • Two brothers: Wallace Martin and wife, Sandy of Georgetown, KY and Ervin Martin and wife, Linda of Elizabethtown, KY;

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by two sisters: Joyce Lee and Juanita Carter.

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Expressions of sympathy are requested to be in the form of donations to Hosparus of Green River or Gideon Bibles and may be made at the funeral home.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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Welby Martin, 69, Taylor County, KY (1948-2018)

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