ELKHART — Robert Martin, 79, of Elkhart, died Thursday, April 12, 2018, in Garden City.

He was born March 30, 1938, in San Diego to Harold and Eunice (Molina) Martin.

After retiring from the U.S. Air Force, he worked in the oil fields for Phillips 66 and Coastal, retiring as a production foreman.

Survivors include his wife, Sonja Hammerschmidt; three daughters, Teresa Martin of Colorado Springs, Colo., Cindy Arrigo of Bayonne, N.J., and Wincy Martin of Denver; two stepsons, Travis Hammerschmidt and Seth Hammerschmidt, both of Elkhart; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Pat Roemmich.

Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Elkhart Cemetery in Elkhart, with military rites conducted by VFW Point Rock Post #3162 and Altus Air Force Honor Guard.

Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with family present 5 to 7 p.m., at Garnand Funeral Home in Elkhart.

Memorials may be given to Elkhart Lion’s Club, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.