In Memory of



Obituary for Dale Martin

Dale Martin, formerly of Ripley and Kincardine, passed away peacefully at Huronview Home for the Aged, Clinton, on Tuesday, August 1st, 2023, at the age of 73.

Fondly remembered by his stepsons, Wade (Sue) Linklater and Wyatt Linklater, sister Linda (Kelly) Kelledjian, brother Dennis (Kathy) Martin and sister-in-law Christine Martin

Missed by his grandchildren, Saige, Caleb, Kelton, Charlotte, Scot and Alexis and great-granddaughter Ocean.

Survived by nieces and nephews, Michele (Matthew), Dianne (Barry), Liza (Kevin), Sarah, Brandon (Lindsay), Matthew (Brittany) and Dana.

Predeceased by his parents, Gordon (2004) and Ora (2005) (née Kilgour) Martin, brother Glen Martin (1992) and nephew Jeff Hughes.

Dale had an interest in sports right from his days in high school. In Grade 11, he was selected as Athlete of the Year and attended the training course at the Ontario Athlete Leadership Camp in Northern Ontario.

He religiously followed his favourite professional teams year-round. At a local level he also played sports and enjoyed coaching his stepsons in baseball and hockey.

Dale graduated from Grade 13 at Ripley high school and then attended and graduated from Teacher’s College in Stratford. He went on to work for Continental Insurance and Bank of Montreal and some area farmers before finding his true calling in life, which was working for and leasing a UPI Gas Bar in the north end of Kincardine for approximately 25 years.

Visitation will be held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, on Saturday, August 5th, 2023, from 11:00 to 12:30 p.m., followed by a private memorial service.

Final resting place Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Kincardine Minor Hockey would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.