Robert “Bob” Martyn Sr., 73, of Cullowhee, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at his residence after a battle with cancer.Services will be held at a later date.
He was born June 18, 1938, in Howell, Mich., a son of the late Robert E. Martyn and Helen Tapon White. A U.S. Army veteran, he retired from Chem-Trend after 27 years. He also owned and operated Beetles BBQ in Bryan, Texas. He enjoyed the outdoors and golf.
Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Carolyn Reichle-Pope Martyn; one son, Chip Martyn; five daughters, Lynn Martyn, Jodi Pilgrim, Judi Beckler, Michele Kline and Monica Jamroch; one brother, Ronald Martyn; one sister, Sharron Benoit; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Community Table or MedWest Hospice.