Ricky Martin

April 17, 1956 ~ October 18, 2021 (age 65)


Ricky Martin, age 65 passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021 at his home in Valliant, OK. He was born on April 17, 1956 in Tom, OK. 

Ricky managed the solid waste facility at the Valliant Paper Mill for over 40 years. He owned and operated Martin Construction building roads, ponds and landscaping. Ricky was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was affiliated with the Baptist Faith and was a lifetime resident of McCurtain County.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Henry Martin and Doris Chadwick Fishback; sisters, Teresa Martin and Monica Coffman; and a brother, Michael Martin.

Ricky is survived by his son; Steve Martin and Kendra Cole of Valliant, OK; daughter, Lisa Martin of Garvin, OK; grandchildren, Kasyn Stone, Falyn Martin, Baylie Lambert, Beranica Martin, Rabekka Wilson, Eryn Martin, Kenlie Zilliox, and Bella Cole; great-grandchildren, Byntlie Franklin, Rylee Lambert, Briggyn Lambert, Ryver Lambert and James Randall Seckman; brothers, James Henry Martin Jr. and Jerry Don Martin; a sister, Nancy Hedrick and Darrell; step-father, Ray Fishback; several nieces, cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Services will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, October 22, 2021 at First Baptist Church in Valliant, OK with Bro. Mike Mings officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at the funeral home 

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October 21, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
White Family Funeral Home
3 NE 3rd Street
Idabel, OK 74745

Funeral Service
October 22, 2021

10:00 AM
Valliant First Baptist Church
101 Wilson Street
Valliant, OK 74764

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