ESSEX - Gary Donald Martin, 60, died May 19, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Oct. 26, 1945, at Conway, Ark., son of the late Rufus C. and Audrey Shriner, he had lived all his life in the rural Essex area. He was the former owner of Martin Hill Retirement Home near Essex and a veteran of the United States Army, having served during Vietnam.
Survivors include: his wife, Greta, of the home; one son, Tony Martin of Terre Haute, Ind.; three daughters, Lisa Don Bollinger, Bonnie Lucille O'Reilly and Patricia Lee Ann Martin, all of Essex; one stepdaughter, Sondra Street of Sikeston; one brother, Darrell Martin of Essex; one sister, Scarlett Justice of Sikeston and eight grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, one grandson preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 1 p.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. today at the Chiles-
Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Burial will follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield.