Wayne LeRoy Martin

  • BORN: March 11, 1930
  • DIED: February 23, 2018
  • LOCATION: Higginsville, Missouri

Wayne LeRoy Martin, 87 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Friday, February 23, 2018, at his home.

Born Tuesday, March 11, 1930 in Corder, Missouri, he was the son of the late LeRoy Martin and the late Golda Belle Welliver. He married Sandra Hostetter Martin on July 16, 1974. She survives of the home.

He was a Veteran of the Korean War serving in the United States Army. He received a masters degree in Library Sciences from the University of Colorado and a masters degree in English from Central Missouri State University. He was a former editor for the Bing Crosby magazine and the Director of Libraries for Brentwood, Missouri school systems, retiring in 1989.

He was a member of United Church of Christ in Kirkwood, Missouri prior to moving to Higginsville in 2011.

Surviving are one daughter, Robin Teter and his wife, Sandra Martin.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at the Hoefer Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Tommy Faris officiating. Interment will be in the City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at Hoefer Chapel. Memorial contributions may be sent to Beacon of Hope in Oak Grove, MO.


Visitation
  • Wednesday, February 28
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Hoefer Chapel
  • 1600 Main St.
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
  • Get Directions
Funeral Service
  • Wednesday, February 28
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Hoefer Chapel
  • 1600 Main St.
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
  • Get Directions
Interment
  • Wednesday, February 28
    3:00 PM
  • City Cemetery
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
  • Get Directions

Condolences

“ I was his student at Brentwood. An excellent teacher and caring man, he wasalways willing to suggest another way ofcomposing. ”

Posted by: William G Shelton - Brentwood, MO

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