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Roy Edward ‘Eddie’ Martin

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

McHENRY, Ky. — Roy Edward “Eddie” Martin, 79, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023, at Nortons Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. He was born in McHenry son of the late Gilbert and Georgia Hillard Martin.

Eddie was retired from the U.S. Army after 42 years of service where he attained the rank of Major. He did two tours in Vietnam. He received the Combat Infantry Badge and two Bronze Stars while serving. Eddie enjoyed sharing stories and advice. He also enjoyed helping fellow veterans.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl and Bobby Martin.

He is survived by his three sons, Bo Martin (Breanna), Todd Martin (Melissa), and Jason Martin (Leigh Margaret); two daughters, Andrea Martin Schriefer and Beth Contos(Patrick); nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; sister, Linda Beasley (Rodney); and several nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at Render Memorial Cemetery in McHenry. The Honor Guard from Fort Campbell will be in charge of cemetery services.

Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made at