Theoples “Bill” Martin
Mr. Theoples W. Martin (Bill), age 77, of Goodyear, Arizona died July 6, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born March 23, 1945 in Mohegan, McDowell County, West Virginia. His parents are as follows: Mother’s maiden name Lillie Mary Martin. Theoples was preceded in death by one sister and five brothers.
He attended schools in Anawalt, West Virginia and graduated from Gary High School and McDowell County Vocations School in June 1962. After graduation from high school, he started college at Lock Haven College in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. Shortly after, he was drafted and inducted into the U.S. Army. He served his country from 1963 to 1969. He served during the Vietnam era. After Theoples returned from the military, he became a salesman. He worked at several car dealerships and made many lifelong friends.
He leaves to cherish his memory, mother Lillie Williams-Neal of Columbus, Ohio; daughter, Yolana Crofcheck, granddaughters, Megan Crofcheck and Whitneylanae Crofcheck-Glenn; grandson, Mark Anthony Crofcheck-Glenn; and one great-granddaughter TyMara Celeste Harris, all of Bluefield, West Virginia; sisters, Ramona Boston of Ohio, Cheryl Williams of Ohio, Juanita Williams Smith of Alabama, and Delores Williams-Blair of California; brothers Michael (Rolanda) of Georgia, Anthony K. (Daniella) Williams of Ohio; K. Robert Williams of Germany, and James D Williams of California; and special friend Ruby Nyughen. He also leaves behind many devoted nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
His final resting place will be in a National Military Cemetery near Columbus Ohio on a date yet to be determined.