Harold William Martin, 79, of Frisco, Texas passed away on December 30, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. He was born on March 6, 1938 in Paris, Arkansas to Joe and Marie (Seifert) Martin.
He attended St. Joseph School in Paris, Arkansas. He was a 1956 graduate of Subiaco Academy in Subiaco, Arkansas. He served in the United States Army. He was a store manager for 30 years before becoming owner of Young’s Laundry and Cleaners in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He retired in March 2009 and moved to Frisco, Texas in 2011. He was a member of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, Kiwanis Club, Pine Bluff Optimist International Club and Pine Bluff Chamber of Commerce.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Louise Martin of Frisco, two children, Harold Martin and wife Shannon of Frisco and Stephanie Meddendorf and husband Matt of Dallas; four grandchildren, Chandler Martin, Bradford Martin, Grace Middendorf and John Middendorf; one brother, Gerald (Jerry) Martin of Paris; three sisters, Mary Stehle and Barbara Zeiler of Paris and Milly Wewers of Bentonville.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Vernon Martin.
Funeral Mass was held at St. Martin de Parres Catholic Church in Prosper, Texas on Saturday, January 6, 2018 with Rev. Richard Kirkham presiding. A private Inurnment will be held at a later date at the DFW National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas.