Larry D. Martin, 83, of Muscatine, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022, at his home.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 21, 2022, at the American Legion in Muscatine. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Muscatine Humane Society. Online condolences may be made at www.wittichfuneralhome.com.
Larry was born on August 10, 1938, in Muscatine, the son of Dale C. and June C. Koepping Martin. He married Susan Jackson on April 10, 1965, in Illinois.
Larry served in the United States Airforce for four years, serving in Korea and Spain. He worked for the Rock Island Arsenal from 1966 until 1993. Larry then worked for Muscabus for 17 years before retiring in 2014. Larry enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time at the river lot along the Mississippi River. He also enjoyed coaching Little League Baseball when the kids were young
Larry is survived by his wife, Susan of Muscatine; his two daughters, Shari (Chris) Tucker of Fairfield and Marla (Donald) Conger of Muscatine; his grandchildren, Dustin (Steph) Conger, Laci Conger, Taylor Martin, Eli Martin, Mahayla Martin, Trevor Davis, Tori Davis, Nathaniel (Chrissy) Tucker, Chandler Tucker, and Allison Tucker; and his dog, Annie.
Larry is preceded in death by his parents; one son, Mitchell Martin in 2005; and his two sisters, Linda Burkamper and Nancee Bean.