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Ronald W. Martin

March 17, 1951 ~ April 17, 2022 (age 71)


Ronald Wayne Martin, age 71, of Pittsfield, IL passed away Sunday, April 17, 2022 at his home in Pittsfield, IL. He was born March 17, 1951 in Mt. Sterling, IL to James and Velma Phillips Martin.


Ronald grew in up in Mt. Sterling and attended Brown County schools. He worked as a farmhand and later worked at Gardner-Denver & Electric Wheel. Ronald also worked for Fanning Oil Company and later took over ownership of the Shell Station in Mt. Sterling. He spent sixteen years working as a Dispatcher for the Mt. Sterling Police Department. Ronald enjoyed family vacations including trips to Branson and Tennessee to go to DollyWood. He enjoyed watching old westerns and game shows while spending time at home.


Ronald is survived by girlfriend, Sheila Miller; two sons, Seth Martin of Perry, IL and Ryan Martin of Mt. Sterling, IL; three step-children; three brothers, Randy (Vicky) Martin of Mt. Sterling, IL, David Martin of Mt. Sterling, IL and Roger (Joy) Martin of Versailles, IL; four grandchildren, Alexis Martin, Brayden Martin, Noah Martin and Greyson Louderback; and seven step-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents, James F. Martin and Velma L. Martin; brothers, James Martin, Donald Martin and Danny Martin; and sister, Donna Pool.


Cremation rites have been accorded and Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left to the family at Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield is handling the arrangements.

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