Bradley Martz
Bradley Martz
June 1, 1964-Feb. 7, 2017

FORT JENNINGS — Bradley R. Martz, 52, died at 5:39 p.m. on Tuesday at Putnam County Ambulatory Care, Glandorf.

He was born on June 1, 1964, in Lima to Larry R. and Linda (Gast) Martz. His father preceded him in death, June 5, 2006. His mother and stepfather, Linda and Dennis Traynor, survive in Fort Jennings.

On March 9, 2002, Bradley married Jacquie R. Moore. She survives in Fort Jennings.

Bradley is also survived by four daughters, Kayla Martz of Van Wert and Grace Martz, Gabrielle Martz and Tiffany Coller of Fort Jennings; one son, Wyatt Coller of Fort Jennings; two sisters, Melinda (Philip) Lofton and Jennifer Martz of Fort Jennings; one niece, Alisha Lofton; two nephews, Jordon Lofton and Jayden Moore; and one great-niece, Allison Patterson.

He was also preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Gerri Coller.

Bradley had been employed at Honda of America and Meijer’s as a meat cutter. He was a graduate of Elida High School, class of 1983. He was a member of St. Joseph Church, Fort Jennings, the Kalida Fur, Fish and Game Club and the Lima Eagles Aerie 370. He was a rabbit 4-H Advisor for many years with the Ft. Jennings Showmen and the Columbus Grove Livestock clubs. Bradley helped coach basketball at the Ottawa YMCA and coached soccer through the Fort Jennings School. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and raising rabbits.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. today at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove. Father Charles Obinwa will officiate, with burial to follow at Cairo Eastside Cemetery.

Friends may call 9:30-11 a.m. today at Hartman Sons Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to National Kidney Foundation or to Superior Federal Credit Union for his children.

Online condolences may be expressed at hartmansonsfuneralhome.com.