Kenneth D. Martin, 60, of Lawrence, Kansas, born December 28, 1956 to William and Kathleen Martin, in Leavenworth, Kansas, died July 19, 2017, after a long health battle.
Kenneth D. Martin, 60, of Lawrence, Kansas, born December 28, 1956 to William and Kathleen Martin, in Leavenworth, Kansas, died July 19, 2017, after a long health battle. He was surrounded by loved ones at his home.
He attended Leavenworth Schools before joining the U.S. Army. He married Frankie L. Brune on May 24, 1974. They had two children, Kenneth R. Martin of Lindsay, Oklahoma and Amy L. Martin of Lawrence, Kansas, of the home, nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, Bill and Tim, two sisters, Leora and Vicky, two brothers, Jim and Emmett and two grandchildren, Justis and Kristin.
Upon returning from the Army, he worked with his father as a truck driver. After becoming disabled, he enjoyed fishing, music, good food, chick hunting and spending time with his grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held, Monday, July 24, 2017 at 1 p.m., at Basehor Baptist Church, 1410 N. 155th St, Basehor, Kansas, followed by graveside service at Sunset Memorial. A family dinner will be held immediately after at Riverfront Community Center, for those who would like to attend. In lieu of donations, please feel free to bring food donations to family dinner.