Martin W. Luther Jr.
9/13/1941 - 3/6/2018

 Martin William Luther, Jr. passed away peacefully at a local hospital on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 after a brief illness.

Services will be 10:00 am Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Bellmead Funeral Home Chapel with Barry Camp officiating. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be 6 to 8 pm Friday, March 9, 2018 at the funeral home.

Martin was born September 13, 1941 in Axtell, Texas to Martin Sr. and Eva (Lynch) Luther. He graduated from Axtell High School and worked for the MKT and UP railroads until his retirement. After retirement he enjoyed making good barbecue, gardening and hanging out with his friends at Papa Bears. He married Betty Ann Sharp in 1964 and they were happily married for 50 years until she preceded him in death in 2014.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Keith.

Survivors include his son, Brandon; his daughter, Patricia; his sisters, Betty Cook and Doris Findley and husband, Robert; his granddaughter, Damara Lewis; two great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Findley, Gary Findley, Micah Findley, Ricky Monthie, Randy Baty and Bobby Ondrey.

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