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Donald â€śDonâ€ť Ray Martin, 52, of Columbia City, passed away at 12:56 a.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, at his home.
Born May 12, 1961, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Gerald â€śWinkâ€ť E. and Melzina â€śBabeâ€ť (Rice) Martin, Sr.
Survivors include his wife of almost 30 years, two sons, five grandchildren, three sisters, one brother, and a sister-in-law.
A memorial gathering will be held Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, with a memorial service starting at 4 p.m.
Memorial gifts may be given in Donâ€™s memory to Riley Childrenâ€™s Foundation or Owl Acers Raptor Rehabilitation I.C.O. Carole Riewe. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.