William “Bill” Martin

William “Bill” Martin, age 93, of Princeton, KY, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2020 at River’s Bend Retirement Community in Kuttawa.

Bill was a hard worker who retired from the Illinois-Central-Gulf Railroad, was Caldwell County Sherriff from 1966-1970, worked dispatch for his own trucking company, all while running the family farm. Bill was a veteran of the United States Army, served as a deacon of First Baptist Church of Princeton, PCA Board, Farm Credit Bank Board, and member of the Masonic Lodge #82.

Bill is survived by his daughter, Tina (Bob) Steltenpohl of Crestwood, KY; son, J.R. (Dena) Martin of Princeton; brother, James C. (Alma) Martin of Sarasota, FL; seven grandchildren, Bryan (Toni) Martin, Tate (Alexis) Martin, Evan Martin, Wade (Jessica) Martin, Martin (Morgan) Steltenpohl, Katherine Steltenpohl, Robert Steltenpohl; five great-grandchildren, Harmony Martin, Nova Martin, Joel Martin, Parker Brown, Raiden Martin; one more great-grandbaby on the way “Clark”; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lou Martin; parents, Ray B. and Lillian Wright Martin; one infant sister.

Visitation was held Sunday, June 7, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Princeton from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

A Masonic service was held at 7:00 PM, Sunday, June 7, 2020 at First Baptist Church of Princeton.

Funeral services were held on Monday at 11:00 AM, June 8, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Princeton with burial following at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to River’s Bend Assisted Living Fund, 300 Beech St., Kuttawa, KY 42055.