David J. Martin, 79, of Florence, Arizona, passed away on June 6, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Nora Martin; his adopted daughter, Rhonda Patrick; his son, JeffreyDavid Martin cropped Martin; his daughter, Dru Ann Martin; and his two brothers, Olin and Leroy Martin.

David was a loving father and good husband. He cared very much for his family. David worked for the State of Arizona at the prison as the athletic director. He also worked with his brother, Olin, at his company, Foam Experts, both during his career at the prison and after he retired.

David was always there when his family or friends needed him. He may have been rough around the edges, but underneath it all he was a big sweetheart teddy bear. He will be dearly missed.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 11:00am at the Florence First Assembly of God Church, followed by a luncheon at 1:00pm at the LB Inn in Florence.