Donald "Smokey" K. Martin, 88, of Martinsville, passed away peacefully on February 11, 2019. He was born to Howard Otto and Harriet (Anderson) Martin on January 26, 1931 in Brooklyn. He married Doris Jean (Gibbs) Martin in 1973.
Smokey is survived by four children, Donald Martin of IL, Marsha Lawless of Noblesville, Daniel Martin of IL and Deborah Martin of IL; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and special companion, Eloise Walls of Martinsville. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife; five brothers, Charles, Claude, Melvin, Jerry and Russell Martin; and one sister, Norma Olmstead.
Smokey was a Deputy Sheriff in Morgan County for several years, a truck driver for several companies; a self-employed tree cutter, and worked on a cattle ranch in Texas. He enjoyed playing guitar and dobro. He lived most of his life in Morgan County.
Chaplain George Watkins will officiate Smokey's celebration of life graveside service at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Mooresville Cemetery.
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