Robert Martin, 68, of Grain Valley, MO passed away December 26, 2014 at his home. There will be a visitation from 2:00 to 4:00pm Saturday January 3, 2015 with a memorial service to follow at 4:00 pm at the Meyers Funeral Chapel Blue Springs, MO. There will also be a celebration of Robert’s Life following the service at the Elks Lodge No 2509 100 NE Brizendine Rd. Blue Springs, MO. Memorial contributions may be sent to Crossroads Hospice and Children’s Mercy Hospital to the Rory Stewart Memorial Fund. Condolences may be sent in Robert’s name to meyersfuneralchapel.com.
Robert was born August 11, 1946 in Cleveland, Ohio the son of Drew Noble and Margaret (LaDu) Martin who preceded him in death. Robert was a US Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Elks Lodge No 2509 were he was the past Exulted Ruler and Trustee, he was also a member of the American Legion Post #499, and a past VFW member. He was also preceded in death by a daughter Christina Rae Kelly and grandson Rory Stewart.
Survivors include his wife, Marlene Martin of the home; son, Brian Kelly and wife, Amber of Omaha, NE; daughters: Danielle Edelman of Omaha, NE, and Elaine Stewart and husband, Michael of Smithville, MO; brother, Drew Martin and wife, Cari of Grain Valley, MO; grandchildren: Kristen and Jacob Stewart, Reagan and Elena Kelly, and Hannah and Emma Edelman; and a host of nieces and nephews.