By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Kevin Martin 1956 - 2021
Kevin Martin 1956 - 2021
Kevin Martin 1956 - 2021

HOISINGTON — Kevin Martin, 65, died Oct. 1, 2021, at Clara Barton Hospital, Hoisington.  He was born Aug. 1, 1956, in Hoisington, the son of Harry “H.O.” and Esther (Howell) Martin.  

On April 2, 1981, he married Laura E. Jones in Great Bend. She survives.

A lifetime Hoisington resident, Kevin worked in the oil field for Duke Drilling.  He was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Laura Martin; two sons, Neal Martin of Seattle, Washington and Clinton Martin of Hoisington; six siblings, Jeanie Donovan and husband LeRoy of Hoisington, Mike Martin and wife Nancy of Pratt, Doug Martin and wife Jan of Larned, Debbie Martin of Manhattan, Gary Martin and Cindy Martin, both of Great Bend; two grandchildren, Logan and Bailee Martin; and a beloved dog, Sophie.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Martha Knight and Becky Booth.

Memorial service will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, at the Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Don Fisher presiding.  Friends may sign the book 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and until service on Tuesday.  There will be no viewing as cremation has taken place. 

Memorials may be made to Hoisington Stray Animal Fund in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS  67544.

Funeral arrangements provided by

Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home

P.O. Box 146, 415 N. Main

Hoisington, KS 67544

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 3, 2021