Jeffrey D. Martin

Lisbon — Jeffrey D. Martin, 53, of East Pine Street, passed away peacefully at 6:57am, Saturday, June 8, 2019 with his loving family by his side at the Salem Regional Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer.

Jeff was born December 10, 1965 in Pittsburgh, PA, a son of the late John and Joan (Vogtsberger) Martin, and had lived most of his life in the Lisbon area.

He worked as a Chemical Engineer for Pactiv Corporation of Corsicana, Texas.

Jeff was a member of MENSA, loved to golf and trap shoot, enjoyed a good cigar and traveling, but above all, he loved spending time with his family.

He was also a U.S. Army Veteran, proudly serving during the Gulf War.

Jeff is survived by his loving wife, Christy (Dickens) Martin, whom he married June 15, 2013; children, Jeffie (Eric) Cruz of Struthers, Ohio and Allie Martin of Kemp, Texas; sister, Janet (Bob) Klein of Volant, Pennsylvania; brother, Jack (Terry) Martin of Pittsburgh, mother and father in law, Sandy and John Dickens of Lisbon; grandchildren, Emmett and Jordyn Cruz; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11am, Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with Hospice chaplain, Lynn House officiating. At the conclusion of the service, the Salem Honor Guard will render full military honors.

The family will receive friends from 5pm to 8pm, Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans at

Friends may also view Jeff’s memorial tribute page and send condolences to his family at