Melvin Martin, 82, of Harrodsburg, husband of Ola Foley Martin, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born April 7, 1930 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Elza and Louranda J. Wilham Martin. He was a retired traffic ffficer for the Louisville Metro Police Department and was a lifetime member of the Fraternal Order of Police.
Survivors in addition to his wife include one daughter, Louranda Blanche Staggs of Bedford, Ind.; one son, Melvin Clifton Martin of Florida; one sister, Mary Ann Goodlett of Lexington; one step daughter, Susan L. Coe of Indiana; three step sons, Richard E. Coe of Bell County, Johnny O. Coe of Russell County and Roger L. Coe of Alabama; one grandchild, one great-grandchild, one great-great-grandchild; 12 step grandchildren and 15 step great -grandchildren.