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 William Rene “Bill” Martin

William Rene “Bill” Martin

Death 17 Jan 2017 (aged 63)
Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 175480730 · View Source
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Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017, at a 1:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial in La Chapelle de Martin & Castille for William Rene "Bill" Martin, 63, who died on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, in the Post Acute Medical Specialty Hospital in Lafayette surrounded by his family.

Interment will be in the Calvary Cemetery.

Survivors include two sisters, Rose Clement and her husband, Ray and Margaret Greneaux and her husband, Dan; three brothers, Paul S. Martin, Jr. and his wife, Tessie, Patrick Martin and Luke Martin; his nieces, Angela Blake, Elizabeth Clement, Jennifer Greneaux and Rachel Triche; his nephews, Paul S. Martin, III, Mark Greneaux, Chris Greneaux, Jonathan Clement, Jacob Martin and Trevin Martin; ten great nieces and nephews; and his step mother, Mary Lou H. Martin.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul S. Martin, Sr. and Clarine Morgan Martin.

Bill, a native and lifelong resident of Lafayette, was a graduate of Lafayette High School and completed his Bachelors of Science and Masters Degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana, now University of Louisiana-Lafayette. He was a substitute teacher at various schools in Lafayette Parish.

A devout Catholic, Bill was heavily involved in Our Lady of Wisdom Catholic Church on the UL-Lafayette Campus and volunteered with the Catholic Deaf Center at Village du Lac.

As History was Bill's major in college, he had an astute love for his heritage and that of our area.

Bill had a very kind heart and prayed for others' well being at all times. Faith and family were paramount in his life.

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  • Created by: Debbie G Morrogh
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175480730
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Rene “Bill” Martin (25 Nov 1953–17 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175480730, citing Calvary Cemetery, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Debbie G Morrogh (contributor 47912404) .