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Tom Martin

June 17, 1949 — August 23, 2020

Tom Martin

Tom Martin

Bloomington - Thomas R. Martin, 71, of Bloomington, passed away August 23, 2020 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, IL.

He was born June 17, 1949 in Peoria, IL to Raymond V. and Marie Rassi Martin. He married Jessica R. "Jay" Randolph on June 15, 1968 in Morton. She survives.

Also surviving are his children, Brad (Kara) Martin of Bloomington; Lisa Kneip of Mackinaw; eight grandchildren; one brother, Dean Martin; two sisters, Janice (Marshall) Heinold; and Kathleen (Morrie) Zimmerman; and one brother-in-law, TC Randolph.

He was preceded in death by his parents and step-mother, Eunice Martin.

An Army veteran, Tom proudly served his country during the Vietam war.

Tom grew up and worked at the family furniture store, Martin Furniture Company in East Peoria for many years. He was the founder and co-owner of Martin's Home Furniture in Bloomington in 1995 and enjoyed working and serving the customers surrounding the Bloomington-Normal area.

He was a member of the Bloomington Apostolic Christian Church, where he had served in various capacities over the years. He and his wife Jay enjoyed traveling.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, at the Bloomington Apostolic Christian Church. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be from 9 - 10:45 prior to the services at the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Midwest Food Bank. Online condolences and tributes may be sent to the family at kiblerbradyruestman.com.

Visitation

AUG 27. 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM (CST)

Apostolic Christian Church of B-N
4408 E. Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761

Funeral Service

AUG 27. 11:00 AM (CST)

Apostolic Christian Church of B-N
4408 E. Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761

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