MARTIN, Frank Jason "Dude", of Empire, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2012, as a result of a vehicle accident in Coshocton, Ohio.
He was born Feb. 21, 1973, in Steubenville, Ohio.
Frank was a 1991 graduate of the Edison North High School and was president and coach for the Empire Baseball League.
He was a carpenter for the Carpenters Union Local 186 of Steubenville, Ohio.
Frank was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Marie Martin, and great-grandparents, William and Helene Elliott
He is survived by his companion, Daria Jane Clark of the home; parents, Frank Robert Martin and Iris Ann Skinner Martin of Empire, Ohio; children, Lane Jason Martin, Brady Tyler Martin, Elliott Cooper Martin and Lilly Noelle Martin; step-children, David, Emily, Mason and Corbin Clark; brother, Brad R. (Courtney) Martin of Empire, Ohio; paternal grandparents, Clarence B. and Doris Martin of Stratton, Ohio; maternal grand parents, Junior and Mary Skinner of Wellsville, Ohio and Wendell and Susan Reese of Empire, Ohio; nephews, Sterling Smith, Zach Watkins, Michael Watkins; nieces, Morgan Ann Martin, Erin Watkins and Ava Watkins.
Friends and family will gather for visitation 1-4 and 6-9 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main St., Toronto. (740) 537-1234 or (800) 588-1446.
Services for Frank will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at the funeral home with Lay Minister John Keenan officiating. Burial will take place at the Sugar Grove Union Cemetery, County Road 68, Toronto, near Empire, Ohio.
Memorial contributions in memory of Frank may be made in care of his children C/O Daria Clark.
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