Richard E. “Dick” Martz

Richard E. “Dick” Martz, 94, of Greenfield, went Home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. He was born Feb. 21, 1920, in Indianapolis to the late Dr. William G. and Dorothy Marshall Martz.

Dick proudly served in the Army during World War II. He attended Purdue University and worked as a Chemical Engineer for Naval Avionics until his retirement. He is a member of Warren Baptist Church, The Gideons International, and Wycliffe Associates.  Mr. Martz volunteered at Wheeler Mission for over 50 years.

He enjoyed collecting Bibles, beekeeping, and spending time with his family – all of whom love and dearly miss him.

Surviving is his wife of 70 years, Margaret Clarene King Martz; children, Barbara Martz, Mary (Ron) Bowles, Kay Collier, and Rick (Sonja) Martz; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents; he is preceded in death by a brother, William M. Martz.

The family is being served by Flanner and Buchanan – Washington Park East 10722 E. Washington Street where friends may call from 4 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. A funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Warren Baptist Church 9501 E 21st Street. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Gideons International or Wycliffe Bible Translators.

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