WILLIAM (BILL) JOSEPH MARTIN
William (Bill) J. Martin, 81, of Lake Isabella passed away on September 27, 2018. After a heroic effort, our father has finally let go. He lived life on his terms. He was a funny, hard-working, intelligent man who was loved by many. Bill had battled many years with chronic heart issues but never let that get in his way of doing absolutely everything he desired. He was a diehard baseball fan. His favorites were the Reds and the Cubs. Bill loved deer camp and the companionship of his friends. He was a massive food fan.
Bill will be lovingly remembered by his wife Elaine, of 20 years, his 5 children, Rhonda (Gerry) Graham, Brenda Martin, Tama (Bill) Badgerow, Scott (Charlene) Martin, Beth (Tom) Paparella, his 8 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, his brother Tom (Cathey) Martin, as well as Elaine’s children, grandchildren and great grand children.
Per Bill’s request, cremation has taken place and the family will hold a private service
In memory of Bill, memorial contributions can be made to Isabella County Medical Care Facility of Mt. Pleasant, MI.
The family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Maier Family Funeral Home of Weidman. 989-644-5000. www.maierfuneralhome.com