Gail Wesley Martin, Jr., 71, of Colchester passed away at home on February 25, 2020. Born April 20, 1948 in Four States, West Virginia; he was the son of the late Gail and Betty (Morris) Martin. In 1971 he married the love of his life Mary Lou Nagy. Gail proudly served our nation by enlisting in the United States Army and serving overseas in Vietnam. When he returned home from serving our country he worked at Pratt & Whitney as a process planner for 23 years.
In addition to his wife Mary Lou, Gail is survived by his children Erik Martin and wife Jessica of Wallingford, CT , Shawn Martin and wife Carolyne from Killingly, CT , siblings Betty Garrett and husband Jim from Four States, WV , Linda Morgan and husband Tom from Charleston, WV, and Jack Martin and wife Darlene from Mannington, WV, as well as grandchildren Alexis, Shaylyn, Tyler, and Peyton, beloved cousins, nieces and nephews, and hundreds of young men he so enjoyed coaching, umpiring and watching on the ball field.
A private celebration will be held by the family at a later date at Gail’s request.
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