Jeffrey D. Martin

LISBON– Jeffrey D. Martin, 53, of East Pine Street passed away at 6:57 a.m. Saturday with his family by his side at the Salem Regional Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer.

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

He is survived by his 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, Pa.; brother, Jack (Terry) Martin of Pittsburgh; and two grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11a.m. Friday at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with Hospice chaplain Lynn Houze officiating. At the conclusion of the service, the Salem Honor Guard will render full military honors. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. 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