John O. Martin
John O. Martin, 78, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
He was born on December 17, 1941 to the late J. Wilbur and Pauline Martin (McCracken) in Peoria, Illinois. Mr. Martin honorably served his country in the United States Air Force. He retired from AT&T, formerly Indiana Bell where he worked as a telephone technician. Mr. Martin was a member of the American Legion Post 204 in Sellersburg, The Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1757 in Sellersburg and Southern Indiana R/C Modelers.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Cheryl Martin and by his two brothers, James and Charles Martin.
Survivors include his sons, Patrick Martin (Amy) of Borden, Indiana, Dan Martin (Suzanne) of Jeffersonville, Indiana, Michael Martin (Angela) of Charlestown, Indiana; his brother, Thomas Martin (Janice) of Hurricane, West Virginia; and his sister, Dup Pierce (Robert) of Van Nuys, California. Mr. Martin also leaves behind six grandchildren to cherish his memory, Kaeleb Martin, Ethan Martin, Kaitlyn Thomas (Nathan), Isaac Martin, Abigail Martin and Sean Martin.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, January 13, 2020 at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with cremation to follow. Visitation will take place on Monday from 12 noon until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Published on January 10, 2020


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Kim Mertens
Mar 26, 2020
Pat, I am so terribly sorry for your loss. May God comfort you with cherished memories.
Susie Owens
Jan 13, 2020
So sorry to hear of John’s passing. He and my husband, Bob, worked together for many years at the phone company. Bob thought so much of John. They are probably in Heaven telling tall tales . My sincere condolences.