Robert Thomas Martin, age 72, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his wife and children on Sunday, August 25th. He was born on January15th, 1947 in Taylor, MI. Robert married Debbie Martin on June 16th, 1984 and the two enjoyed 35 years of marriage. Robert was a devoted father and husband and always encouraged his children and supported them through their journeys in life. His creative spirit was a constant presence throughout his life and Robert enjoyed drawing, singing, collecting coins, attending car shows, surrounding himself with the many animals he helped rescue over the years, and spending time with his family at their cottage in LeRoy, MI where they spent over 30 summers together sharing what are now cherished memories. Robert is survived by his wife Debbie, his sons Lucas (Lyndsay) Martin, Jacob (Stephanie) Martin, and Cody Martin (Josh Elliott), his daughters, Beth (Andy) Duncan and Cassidy Martin (Sean Mason), and his granddaughters Meghan Duncan and Madilynne Martin. He was preceded in death by his parents James Martin and Bessie Martin, his brothers Frankie and James, and his sister Virginia.