Anthony V. Martin Sr. passed away peacefully on May 7, 2020. Born in Roanoke, Virginia on May 20, 1965, he was the son of Frederick Martin and the late Helen Martin. He was a graduate of Ambridge High School in the class of 1984. He was a proud US Army Veteran. Tony was a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan and loved basketball. He would always bring his grandchildren gifts for every holiday, earning himself the title of Santa. Tony was the most giving person with the biggest heart and will be deeply missed by everyone who knew him.
Anthony is survived by his sons Anthony Martin Jr. and Christopher Martin (LaShawna), grandchildren Jazmine Martin, Mariah Martin, Harmony Martin, and Christiana Martin, brother Alvin Martin (Sylvia), Mary Jean Savage who he loved like a mother, the mother of his children and longtime friend Elizabeth Martin, second wife Connie Martin, and stepsiblings Karen, Diane, Rochelle, Gloria, Scottie, Nichole, and Novella. In addition to his parents, Anthony was preceded in death by his third wife Nancy Martin, sister Priscilla Martin, stepmother Elenor Martin, stepbrother Gerald “Poncho” Williams.
Services for Tony will be held privately at this time. A larger celebration of his life will be announced at a later date when restrictions are lifted.
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