Robert E. Martin of Wappapello, son of the late George L. Martin, Sr. and Neva Brooks Martin Moore, was born in St. Louis, Missouri on August 26, 1926, and passed away in his home in Wappapello, Missouri on August 30, 2017, at the age of 91 years and 4 days. Robert lived in St. Louis for many years and worked as a dental technician. He moved to Wappapello in 1989. Robert married Ollie Mae Taft on August 25, 1951 in St Louis Missouri. Surviving are his wife, Ollie Martin of Wappapello; three sons, John A. Martin of Parma, Missouri, Michael J. Martin of St. Louis, Missouri, Robert M. Martin of Troy, Missouri; five daughters, Sandra P. Samson of Wright City, Missouri; Cheryl A. Gibbear of Wappapello, Missouri, Debbie K. Martin of San Antonio, Texas, Patricia S. Martin of Wappapello, Missouri, Robin M. Stidem of Desloge, Missouri; twenty-four grandchildren; thirty-three great grandchild; two great great grandchildren; and one brother, Raymond Martin of Hazelwood, Missouri. He is preceded in death by one grandson; Christopher Allen Martin; four brothers; Donnie Moore and Joseph Moore and George L. & James Martin. Many nieces, nephews and other family and friends also survive. There are no services scheduled at this time. Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.