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Martin rites held

Arnold Dean Martin Jr. died November 22 in Hazard. He was 34 years old.

Born in Letcher County, he was a son of Patricia Ratliff Bradley of Somerset, and Arnold “Sonny” Martin Sr. of Cowan. He was a grandson of the late Russell Martin.

Martin was a truck driver and had been hauling coal for Baker Trucking. He was an avid sportsman, and had served with the 82nd Airborne in 1992 and 1993.

Surviving in addition to his parents are his grandparents, Nettie Roberts, Cowan; Howard and Emily Ratliff, Kingscreek; and June Martin; and a sister, Crystal Adkins, Lexington.

Funeral services were held November 25 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Ratliff family cemetery at Kingscreek.

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