Kenneth Albert Martin
July 8, 1952 – January 16, 2023
Kenneth Albert Martin, 70, of Harrisonburg,Virginia passed away peacefully at his home on January 16, 2023 with family by his side after living the last year and a half with melanoma cancer that had spread to his lungs and eventually his brain.
Ken was born in Kitchener, Ontario, on July 8, 1952, to the late Delton and Vera Martin. He is survived by his wife Arleta (Stutzman) and his two sisters Janice (Cal) Cressman (Ontario) and Isobel (Mahlon) Frey (Ontario). He was a proud father to, and survived by, Katrina (Eliot) Swartz, Nathan (Adrianne Herzog) Martin, and Alicia (Benjamin) Beitzel. He is also survived by his seven grandchildren whom he loved dearly: Mona, Hattie, Annie, Liam, Piper, Finnley, and Hugo.
Ken’s family would like to thank Sentara Hospice, especially nurse April, for their care and support over the past several months. They would also like to thank his oncologist at UVA, Dr. Gaughan, and her amazing team.