Funeral service for Mr. Richard Gerald Martin will be held at 10 am on Friday, July 29, 2022 in the chapel of Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will follow at Bay Springs Cemetery near Chopin, LA. The family will receive friends from 5 pm until 8 pm on Thursday the 28th at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home. Richard Martin, 73 years of age and a resident of Magnolia, AR, passed away on July 25, 2022. He was born on March 8, 1949 to John L. Martin and Ada Ruth Thompson Martin in Quantico, VA. He was preceded in death by his parents. Richard proudly served in the United States Marine Corps and was a Vietnam Veteran. One of his greatest pastimes was riding his motorcycle. He will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife Catherine Martin; son Eric Martin; granddaughter, Kaylee Martin; and a sister, Denise Martin.