Boyd “Jack” Martin of Bluejacket and Vinita area died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at his home.

He was 87.

Mr. Martin was born March 18, 1920, in Vinita to Dan and Alice (Lamb) Martin.

He worked for Jones Brothers Construction for many years, retiring in 1986.

He married Billie Marie Hutchinson on Aug. 7, 1951. She survives, of the home.

Additional survivors include two sons and their wives, Boyd and Leta Martin Jr. of Bluejacket and Lloyd and Penny Martin of Welch; five daughters and their husbands, Lori Martin, of the home; Joe and Sonny Winfrey and Tooter “Verna” and Ronnie Blevins, all of Bluejacket, Jeanie and Doug Ayres of Bartlesville and Susan Luker of Portland, Ore.; two sisters, Helen Blevins and Betty Medearis, both of Bluejacket, 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Services will be at Fairview Cemetery in Melrose, Kan., at a later date.

The family will receive friends at the home. Call 918-784-2202.

Arrangements are under the direction of Thomas Funeral Home of Welch.