Funeral escort for US Army CLP Larry Martin on 10/2

KIRTLAND, NM – The family of US Army CLP Larry Martin is requesting a funeral escort on Friday October 2, 2020.

STAGING: 11:30am Kirtland Cope Memorial Chapel, 458 Co Rd 6100, Kirtland, NM 87417
KSU: 12:00pm
DESTINATION: Table Mesa Family Plot. US Hwy 491, mile marker 76 & turn right. The family plot is about 1/2 mile off the road.

Gravesite service conducted for immediate family only. Thereafter, visitors may pay their respect immediately following services will be conducted in accordance with CDC and Navajo Nation Covid-19 guidelines to protect friends and family. Thank you for understanding and cooperating.

US Army CLP Larry Martin served from July 1976 to February 1982, he is survived by his 1 daughter, 4 grandchildren and his wife, Linda Garcia, of 20 years. Larry attended Utah Technical College in Salt Lake City, UT and earned his certificate in Electricity in 1981 and worked as a journeyman electrician for over 35 years. Larry lived and worked in Oklahoma for 10 years in the early 1980’s and he became AIRCA Rookie of the year. In the Army, CLP Larry attended training at Fort Leonard Wood Missouri and became a Combat Engineer. He earned his Sharpshooter Badge, Expert Rifleman with a Grenade Launcher Bar. CLP Martin enjoyed pow-wows, gourd dances, and rodeos. He was a father, grandfather, brother, uncle, friend and husband and will be missed by many.

On behalf of the Navajo Hopi Honor Riders, we send our condolences and prayers to the family of US Army CLP Larry Martin. We thank you for your service, you will never be forgotten. Rest in peace soldier.

Contact: Linda Garcia (wife)