Obituary from J. H. Williams Funeral Home:
Kenneth H. Martin Jr., 79, of Seekonk, died Sept. 16, 2013.
He was husband for 59 years to Nancy A. (Rix) Martin.
In 1950, as a junior at Aldrich High School in Warwick, R.I., Mr. Martin joined the U.S. Navy and was stationed at the submarine unit at Fields Point in Providence, R.I. Later, in 1961, he was commissioned as an ensign and served 2 years active duty aboard the submarine USS Angler. From 1977 to 1979, as a reservist, he served as commanding officer of the Fields Point Unit until finally retiring as Commander Oct. 30, 1993.
Additionally, Kenneth was employed in sales in the precious metals industry for many years.
Besides his wife he leaves his children Janet Rojas (Wilfredo) of Cranston, R.I., Deborah Florio (Joseph) of Chepachet, R.I., Elaine Martin of Burriville, R.I., Glenn Martin (Laurie Sharp) of N. Attleboro, Stacy Martin of Seekonk and Alan Martin (Lynn Angiolillo) of Rehoboth; his 13 grandchildren; his seven great-grandchildren; his brother John M. Martin of Warwick, R.I.; and his sister Cynthia Radican of Iowa.
Funeral services are private.