Obituary for Jule Harrison Martin
Jule Harrison Martin, 94, a resident of Canon City since 2011 passed away on March 6, 2018. He was born in Dederich, Missouri on April 3, 1923, to William H. and Bertha F. Martin.
He attended grade school and high school in Nevada and Missouri then went on to attend Central Business College in Kansas City, Missouri.
Jule married his high school sweet heart Nadine Thoming in May 1942.
In November 1942 he enlisted in the United States Army in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He served 23 years including two years in the European Theater during World War II, four years in Japan and 13 months in Korea before retiring in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas in November 1965 as the Chief Legal Clerk in the Staff Judge Advocate’s Office of the U. S. Disciplinary Barracks, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.
He continued his service with the U.S. Army as a federal employee in the same office in Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas where he retired in 1978 as the Army Claims Officer for Kansas, Missouri and Iowa.
Jule was a lifetime member of the United Methodist Church where he served in various capacities as a Boy Scout Leader, Sunday School Teacher, Sunday School Superintendent, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Administrative Board Member, and President of his Woh-Tani Sunday School Class.
He is survived by his wife, Nadine; two sons, J. Wayne, Stephen C; two daughters-in-law; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; two brothers; two sons; and a grandson.