PITTSFIELD AND HARTLAND - Ralph Bearce Martin, 86, died August 10, 2015. He was born November 17, 1928 in Wellington, a son of Andrew and Marion (Richards) Martin.
Ralph served in the U. S. Army, and was a dairy farmer, welder, and worked in area woolen mills.
He is survived by one son, Michael Galvin of Winslow; 4 daughters, Misty and husband Kurt Faulkner and Rachel Martin, all of Stetson, Lynn Martin of Apopka, FL, Louise and husband Leonard Martin of Etna; 5 sisters, Agnes, Zelma, Nellie, Rowena and Gertrude.
He was predeceased by his wife Jessie, 3 sons, Delmont, Louis and Trevor; and a daughter Alice; 5 brothers, Mickey, Andrew, Harold, Burleigh and Benny; and 5 sisters, Annie Mae, Zetta, Mattie, Dorice and Mona.
There will no viewing at his request. Graveside funeral and committal services will be held at 11 A. M. Friday, August 14th, at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, 117 Main Street, Newport. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com