Leo S. Martin, 93, passed from this earth on March 8, 2023 at his home in DeValls Bluff. He worked most of his working years at Treadway minnow farms and loved being outside. Leo coached softball in his younger days and was an active member of the volunteer fire department for years until age crept up on him. He attended the First Baptist church in DeValls Bluff. Leo was determined to stay active even after retirement and dabbled in scrap metal and cut wood to sell long after he should have quit. He was not a quitter in life.
He was married to is wife, Fannie Robinson Martin for 72 years and they had five children. Leo was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Bessie Martin; eleven of his twelve brothers and sisters and two children, Doyen Martin and Regina Martin Golleher.
Leo is survived by his wife; one son, Eric Martin; two daughters, Marlene Martin and Glendora all of DeValls Bluff; nine grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.