Mark “Cado” Martin of Fort Smith passed away at the age of 42.

He was born on Sept. 23, 1975 in Metairie, La. to his parents Mark Martin Sr. and the late Terry Becker.

He is survived by his father, Mark Martin Sr. and stepmother, Laurence Martin of Van Buren; his brother, Chad Martin of Fort Smith; two daughters, Madison Vickery of Prairie Grove and Isabella Martin of Fort Smith and two sons, Caden Martin of Van Buren and Maddox Martin of Van Buren.

A graveside memorial service will be held on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Oak Valley Cemetery, Arkansas Highway 96 (1/2 mile off Highway 22), Lavaca, officiated by Rev. Jeff Jones.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Online guestbook at

Memorial contributions may be made to the Morehouse Challenge, 12139 Old Bonita Road, Bastrop, Louisiana 71220.