Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1949

Robert Martin ROBERT H. MARTIN, 65, was born on Sept. 13, 1931, and was adopted along with his twin brother by Coke and Pearl Martin. He died Jan. 10, 1997, while living in Ranger. He attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1949 at Ranger, TX. His wife, the former Myrtle Eaves and their son, David Martin, lives in Ranger. His twin brother was Richard Martin (RHS-1949) who died in 1997 and the husband of the late Rita Wynn Martin (RHS-1949) who died in 1983. Myrtle Eaves WIFE: MYRTLE BLANCHE EAVES MARTIN, 74, of Ranger, died on Sept. 19, 2005, in Eastland, TX. Graveside services were in the Simpson Cemetery near Kokomo in Eastland County. Born November 10, 1930 in Staff Texas to Richard and Ollie (Monroe) Eaves, she was a graduate of Carbon High School and Ranger Junior College. She married Robert H. Martin, Sr. (RHS-1949) in Eunice, NM, in Dec. of 1951. He was in the military & they lived in Puerto Rico and Rapid City, SD. After his discharge they moved to Midland where he worked in the oil fields and she worked in the medical field as a respiratory therapist. They changed jobs to hotel management and as a team worked for Motel 6 and lived all over Texas. In 1995, Robert retired and they moved to Ranger. Myrtle began working for Eastland Hospital and later the Budget Host Inn in Eastland. Robert passed away in 1997. She retired in 2004. She was a Methodist and loved her two granddaughters very much and enjoyed garage sale shopping. She is survived by three sons, Robert Martin, Jr. of Big Bend National Park, David Martin of Ranger, Gary Martin of Big Bend National Park; two granddaughters, Ollivya Martin of San Angelo and Brittany Martin of Big Bend; three brothers, William Eaves of Midland, Dickey Eaves of Gorman, Buddy Eaves of Brownfield; three sisters, Coye Bird of Farmington, NM, Ruby Cummings of Tyler, TX, Odene Savage of Gorman, TX.