W. Wayne Martin

19350602 –

 20170428

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Obituary

W. Wayne Martin was born on June 2, 1935, to the late Weldon and Ruth (Edwards) Martin in Lynn County, TX.  He graduated from Tahoka High School in1952 and entered the US Army, serving with the Special Forces.  Following his discharge from military service he attended Texas Tech University.  Wayne married the love of his life, Eugenia McCullough on September 3, 1957, in Lubbock.  In 1964, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.  He was a member of LakeRidge United Methodist Church.  Wayne worked in the agriculture industry his entire career, retiring from PYCO Industries in 2003 as CEO of the company.  After his retirement he enjoyed spending time at the Lubbock Country Club playing golf with the Noon Group.
Survivors include his wife, Eugenia Martin, a daughter, Debbie Bowen; a son, Grady Martin and wife Tammie all of Lubbock; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Jeanell Edwards and husband Melvin of Lubbock; and two brothers, Fred Martin and wife, Linda of Tahoka, and Bobby Martin and wife, Sherry of Lubbock.

Memorials

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Lubbock, 3702 21st Street, Lubbock, Texas 79410 or the Texas Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 5665, Lubbock, Texas 79408.

Condolences

9 thoughts on “W. Wayne Martin”

  1. James and Linda Martin

    Our prayers for Eugenia, Debbie and Grady. Wayne was greatly loved by his entire family including those of us who counted it a privilege to call him cousin.

  2. Allen and Marcia Ellis

    Prayers to the Martin family, did not know Wayne very long but he was a good neighbor and loved being on his team for the noon group at Lubbock Country Club. He will be remembered and missed.

  3. Dee Dee Laumbach

    All of your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May peace be with ya’ll. The Laumbach and McCoy family.

  4. Calva Ledbetter

    So sorry to hear of Wayne’s death – praying for all of you. May God be the God of all comfort as you go through these next few weeks. I am sure Wayne is rejoicing with his parents, and all our other relatives who have gone before! Heaven is sweeter all the time! Blessings to all of you.

  5. Sincere condolences to Wayne’s family. I knew him for many years – first when I was at PCCA and later at Wes-Tex Aircraft. He was a gentleman and a pleasure to be around. RIP, old friend. Your kind shall not pass our way often.

  6. Larry & Coleen Hamilton

    Our deepest sympathies to you all, he was a good man and well loved. Our prayers are with you and your family. God Bless❤️

  7. Jennifer Rice

    I wish I could be there today but my thoughts and prayers are with my whole Martin family, during this difficult time. I’m so glad I was able to see Wayne a couple of weeks ago, when I was in town! He was such a sweet man and I know he will be greatly missed. Love you all!

  8. Martin & Dina Hammonds

    Our hearts go out to your family during this time. We pray for peace and understanding for you all.

  9. My deepest condolences. I just learned about Wayne from Dan and Joyce.
    Leasa Fields

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