Dale R. Martin, Jr., 49, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 12:57 A.M. September 21, 2019 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born July 7, 1970 in Jefferson County, Illinois to Dale R. Martin, Sr. and Patricia (Phillips) Martin.
Dale is survived by his father, Dale Martin, Sr. and partner, Marilyn Sendelbach of Mount Vernon; daughter, Hailey Martin of Bonnie and Kayla Harriss of Denton, Texas; son, Wyatt James Martin of Willisville, Illinois; brother, Charles Andraski of Centralia; and sisters, Laura Graham and husband, Art of Mount Vernon and Stefani Martin of Wilmington, North Carolina.
Mr. Martin was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Martin and grandparents, Howard and Mary Ellen Phillips and Hugh and Nellie Martin.
Dale worked as a Correctional Officer in the Centralia Department of Corrections. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, loved his Harley Davidson motorcycle, and attended Central Christian Church. He was dearly loved and will be truly missed.
A Greeting of Family and Friends will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Memorial Service will follow at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday evening with Reverend Bob Phillips officiating. Memorials, in Dale’s loving memory, may be made to the Murray Center Parents Association.