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April 24, 1959 — May 25, 2022

Glenn Michael Martin (THE ORIGINAL OG or ICE MIKE) was born on April 24, 1959 in Ogden Utah as the beloved son of Willetta Fern Thomas-Martin and Alex Glenn Martin.

Glenn attended schools in Ogden Utah and Los Angeles CA. He was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad (UPR) as a conductor and retired after 17 years of service.

Glenn was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) and was a life strong believer after this physical world.

Glenn was a huge LA Raiders fan. Glenn often wore his raiders gear and proudly discussed any details about the team, players, or game stats with you upon request!

Glenn loved his children and grandchildren more than life itself. His children and grandchildren gave him great joy. He was very proud of each of them and constantly bragged about them to anyone who listened to him.

Glenn had great energy and an impressive smile and heartwarming jovial laugh.

Glenn loved music and always played his favorite tunes. By Led Zeppelin, The Stones, the Dramatics, Elton John, The Police, Neil Young, Dr Dre, Snoop Dog

We could often see and hear him walking around the house singing loud and out of tune -LOL

Glenn is survived by his wife Sharon Washington-Martin of Ruston Louisiana, his previous wife Debbie Coleman-Martin of Los Angeles CA and Darla Barlow of Dallas Texas

He leaves behind his brothers and sisters; Carolynn Elizabeth Martin, Lynda Patricia Martin, Green Sterling Forte, Tarrazzia Martin-Shackelford-StClair and Rosalynn Forte Pettis.

Glenn’s legacy continues through his children; Ariel Marie Martin Porter from Los Angeles CA, Glenn Michael Martin II from Las Vegas NV, Tyler Martin and Melvin Martin from Dallas Texas, Glenmeka Washington from Ruston Louisiana and Terrell Stevenson from Ogden Utah

Glenn’s grandchildren include; King Porter, Airyn, Martin, Naomi Martin, Kaiden Martin, Kyree Martin, Kamryn Martin, Kehlani Martin, Mia Martin and Kennedy Washington

Glenn was predeceased by his parents and sister Vivian Cecile Martin-Williams

Glenn’s celebration of life will be held in Ogden Utah at Embry Chapel AME Church at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 17, 2022



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