Funeral services for Arthur Dowd Martin will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Evergreen Union Church in Evergreen. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m., Monday, March 24, 2014, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
A.D. was born July 20, 1934, in Shreveport and entered into rest March 22, 2014, in Minden.
He was a rural mail carrier, a member of the Minden Church of Christ where he served in the past as a deacon, a devoted husband of 57 years, devoted father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Martin; sons, Art Martin and wife, Kim, David Martin and wife, Sonya, Carlos Martin and wife, Kristie, all of Minden; special niece, Marilyn Morgan; grandchildren Kristi Martin, Laura Haley, Dave Martin, Michael Martin, Colby Martin and Quinton Martin; great-grandchildren, Wyatt Haley, Eliza Haley, Carter Martin and Paisley Martin.
Family gives special thanks to the nurses of the ICU unit of Minden Medical Center.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Evergreen Cemetery Fund, 6068 Hwy 159, Minden, Louisiana or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Pallbearers will be Scott Martin, Roger Slack, Rodger Anderson, William Hilburn, Paul Cook and Jim Harris.
Honorary pallbearers are the Evergreen Breakfast Club.