William F Martin

Born: Sun., Sep. 17, 1939
Died: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019

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William F "bill" Martin on Monday February 11, 2019 in Clearwater passed away. He was born on September 17, 1939 in Philpot Kentucky


He graduated from Daviess County High, received a BS degree in engineering from University of Kentucky and a MS degree in environmental engineering from University of Texas.

He was preceded in death by his father Link Martin and mother Lottie Weatherholt Martin Patton, his wife Virginia, son Scott and brother Dan. Surviving are his son Eric and wife Maria wheeless martin, granddaughter and son Michaela and Michael in Clearwater, brother Sam Martin and sister Lila (Jim) Smithson of Owensboro, Kentucky and sister Glenda Blakeman of Danville, Kentucky.


Bill work with Native Americans in Arizona and South Dakota which began his love of the American West. He retired as a commissioned officer from United States Public Service, moved to Treasure Island, Florida and later to Boone, North Carolina, beginning a second career as a general contractor and consulting engineer. He has published several textbooks and journals on environmental issues as well as his Clint Mason western series books. He loved to travel and go out to coffee shops a lot.


Memorial services will be held in Boone North Carolina 



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Roger Darnell
   Posted Sun April 14, 2019
One of the greatest men I had the pleasure to know in my life. He was a true gentleman, the best kind of leader, and his talents were phenomenal. He will be dearly missed.

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