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George F. Martin

January 17, 1926 - October 20, 2010

George F. Martin

ROUND ROCK, TEXAS – George F. Martin, age 84 of Round Rock, TX formerly of Springfield, IL died at Hearthstone Health Center Wednesday, October 20, 2010 after a brief battle with cancer.

He was born on January 17, 1926 in Springfield, IL the son of George F. and Anna Laura Craig Martin, Sr. He married Helen M. Cornwell and she preceded him in death on October 14, 1980.

Mr. Martin retired from the Springfield Board of Education with over 30 years of service. He enjoyed crossword puzzles, Big Band and early Jazz music, but most of all he was a lifelong Cubs baseball fan. Cubs Win! Cubs Win! He is survived by 2 daughters; Georgeann (husband: David) Wellfare of San Pedro, CA and Elizabeth Betsy Hughes (husband; Larry Buchanan) of Austin, TX, grandson Matthew Conner Hughes, and two great-grandsons, Colton Matthew Hughes and Christian Michael Hughes.

Graveside Service: 10:00 am Monday, October 25, 2010 at Calvary Cemetery with Vaughn Beeman officiating.

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