Allen Joe Martin, 69, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.

He was born Aug. 29, 1939 in Princeton, Ind.

He was a member of the American Legion Post #25 and the Eagles in Princeton.

Allen is preceded in death by his father, Ernest Martin, and a brother, James D. Martin.

He is survived by his mother, Violet Hurt of Princeton (whom he cared for); five children, Greg Martin, Ricky Martin, Cindy Cullivan and Brad Martin, all of Princeton, and Susie Martin of Texas; brother, John Hurt of Mt. Carmel; sister, Barbara Bruce of Mt. Vernon, Ill.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and his ex-wife and friend, Betty Koch of Princeton.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 26, at 2 p.m. at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with the Rev. John Stepp officiating. Burial will be at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Princeton.


Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at the funeral home.