John H. (Jack) Martin, 87, of Hannibal, died at 10:45 p.m., at his home on Monday, May 6, 2013. Memorial services will be 11 a.m., Friday, May 10, 2013, at Trinity Episcopal Church. The Rev. Dawn Victoria Mitchell will officiate. Private burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Jack was born May 6, 1926, in Hannibal, a son of John W. and Elizabeth Howell Martin. Survivors include his wife Sue Stegall Martin; three children, Jill Martin Smith and husband Bruce, John William Martin and wife Mary Jane, and William “Bill” Martin and wife Terry. Six grandchildren include Liza Martin, Wes Martin, Dorry Martin, Lynne Martin, Lance Smith and wife Trina, and Mallory Wear and husband Ben. One great-grandchild, Eli Smith, also survives.
Jack was an Architectural Engineer and owner of Martin Construction Company. He was an active volunteer in the local community, and a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. Jack was a veteran of WWII, serving in the U. S. Army.
Memorials may be made to the Northeast Missouri Humane Society, or Trinity Episcopal Church, in care of Smith Funeral Home & Chapel. Online condolences to the family may be offered at www.smithfuneralhomeandhcapel.com