James Martin

James Martin

James “Jim” Martin, 71, of Willcox, Arizona, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019.

Jim was born in Vincennes on Sept. 15, 1947, to Wendell and Ruth Martin. He was a graduate and lifelong fan of Indiana University. After moving to Arizona in the early 1970s, Jim worked as a math teacher and eventually transitioned to public accounting, becoming a CPA in the 1980s. Jim and his brother, John, successfully partnered for over 25 years in their accounting practice, J.W. Martin & Co. PC. Through his practice, Jim dutifully served clients developing lifelong friendships. He served as an advisor and trusted counsel for many organizations in Willcox and the surrounding community including the Willcox Public School Charitable Trust, Northern Cochise Fund, and the Arizona State Board of Transportation. Jim was an avid hiker, hunter, golfer and, most importantly, a grandfather.

His quick witted sarcasm and humor will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Ruth, and his children, Jennifer Wilson and her husband, Daniel, Andrew Martin and his wife, Amy, and Molly Carter and her husband, Grant. He will also be fondly remembered by his four grandchildren, Allison, Mark, Matthew and Noah; and siblings, John, Ruthann, Nancy and Paul.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. MST on April 26 at the Willcox United Methodist Church. Contributions in Jim’s honor may be made to the Willcox Public School Charitable Trust, P.O. Box 476, Willcox, AZ, 85644, or the Charles Wm. Layton Jr. Hospice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Westlawn Chapel and Mortuary.

PENDING

Donna L. Coomer, 82, formerly of Vincennes, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2019, at  Wellbrook of Crawfordsville. Arrangements are pending at Goodwin Funeral Home.

FUNERALS

Burger, Matilda, died April 17. Services: 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. Burial: Fairview Cemetery. Visitation: 2-8 p.m. on Monday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel, in Jasper.

Flummerfelt, Joseph, died March 1. Services: 11 a.m. on May 3 at St Paul’s Episcopal Church in Indianapolis. Memorials: University of Illinois School of Music Advancement, 1114 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801 for “Joseph R Flummerfelt Graduate Choral Music Fund,” or DePauw University, Robert G. Bottoms Alumni and Development Center, 201 E Seminary St., Greencastle, IN 46135, for the “Joseph Flummerfelt Endowed Music Scholarship.”

McKim, Brett A., died April 16. Services: 10 a.m. CDT today at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, Illinois. Burial: White House Cemetery. Memorials: Lawrence County Humane Society. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

Swope, Jeannette M., died April 13. Services: 4 p.m. today at Nathan and Jessica Barmes’ residence. Memorials: St. Vincent de Paul Society, 1604 Main St., Vincennes, IN 47591. Condolences: www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.

Wilson, Anthony Wayne, died April 15. Services: 10:30 a.m. CDT today at Oasis Assembly of God in Princeton. Burial: Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. CDT until the hour of services today at the church. Memorials: Oasis Assembly of God. Condolences:  www.colvinfuneralhome.com.

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