Mr. William Wayne Martin, age 80, of Brandenburg, KY, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY. He was born on February 24, 1942, the son of William and Evelyn Rebecca (Basham) Martin. Wayne was a veteran of the United States Air Force, and a member of New Brandenburg Southern Baptist Church. He was a devoted father, grandfather, and friend. He was always on the go, doing the things he loved such as: playing cards, dancing, visiting with neighbors and friends and attending church. Wayne always loved spending time with his family and watching his grandkids thrive in their numerous activities. He was always willing to help anyone with anything, and always had a genuine smile on his face.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife of 38 years, Theresa Martin; two sisters, Dorothy Evelyn Riggs and Faye Stinnett; and his brother-in-law, Pat Hughes. He is survived by three daughters, Cindy Miller, Irvington, KY, Fay Knott and her husband, Jason, Flaherty, KY, and Jean Barger and her husband, Jamie, Guston, KY; five grandchildren, Cody Miller, Jaycie and Jaxson Barger, and Brady and Brenna Knott; his sister, Sue Lowing, MI; his sister-in-law, Carol Sanchez and her husband, Juan, Indianapolis, IN; his brother-in-law, Jon Hughes and his wife, Karla, GA; his aunt, Libby Leibert, TX; and his special friend, Mary Plemmons, Irvington, KY.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at the New Brandenburg Southern Baptist Church, with Revs. Tim Harris, Bob Davis, and Tom Bridge officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Cap Anderson Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, and from 9:00 AM until the time of service on Wednesday. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to New Brandenburg Southern Baptist Church.
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