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Earl Martin

Obituary for Earl Martin

April 5, 1930 - March 27, 2019
Rocky River, Ohio | Age 88

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather


Earl Martin, in his 89th year, Lifelong resident of Rocky River and former Mayor (1970-1993). Passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Beloved husband of 27 years to Beth Lampe Martin; cherished son of the late Earl and Lillian Martin; loving father of Earl J. "Marty" (Laraine Banak), J. Kelly (Barbara Soeder) and Terri (Walter) Kelly; grandfather of Earl J. "E.J." (Sarah), Kurt (Lindsey), F. Scott (Kristen), Jake (Amber), Grace Kennedy (Sean), Abby Towne (Ryan), Matt Meyer, Jessica O'Grady (Sean); 16 great-grandchildren. Beloved uncle of James Linden and Charles Linden. Brother of the late May Linden, June Mahnke and Lois Anderson. Dear friend to many. U.S. Navy Veteran. Earl was a member of Westwood Country Club, Rockwell Springs Trout Club, Beavercreek Hunt Club, and Cleveland Yachting Club. Founding Father of Martin's Corner in Rocky River and Master Gin player. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Salvation Army, Northeast Ohio Division, 2507 E. 22nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44115 or the Rocky River Assistance Program, P. O. Box 16724, Rocky River, OH 44116 . Friends may call the Busch Funeral Home, 21369 Center Ridge Road, Fairview Park on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 4-8pm. Interment Private. Make America Great Again. Vote Republican. 440-333-9774.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Salvation Army, Northeast Ohio Division
    2507 E 22nd Street
    Rocky River, OH 44116
  • Rocky River Assistance Program
    P.O. Box 16724
    Rocky River, OH 44116

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Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

21369 Center Ridge Road
Fairview Park, OH 44116
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