Donald “Don” 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 “Wink” E. and Melzina “Babe” (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 Don’s memory to Riley Children’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.