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Old 03-28-2018, 09:21 AM
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Robert Earl "Bob" Martin,Las Vegas, NV.

Robert Earl "Bob" Martin, 91, passed away peacefully March 11, 2018, at his home in Las Vegas. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, football was an important part of young Bob's life. He won a football scholarship to Northwestern University and was a 22-year old sophomore tackle on the winning team of the 1948 Rose Bowl. He earned his degree from the University of Nevada, Reno and joined Harrah's in 1952. He began his impressive 34-year gaming career as a bouncer, steadily working his way up to his final position of Senior Vice President, General Manager of Harrah's Reno. Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and served his country during World War II, in the Pacific Theater, as a member of the First Division, 5th Marines, 3rd Battalion also known as the "Old Breed." Bob Martin was an incredible father and devoted , loving husband. He was a longtime Reno, Lake Tahoe, and Las Vegas resident. In Las Vegas, he is survived by his wife, Mariko Martin; and daughter, Dawn Martin. In Reno, he is survived by his two sons, Steven Martin and Brian Martin; and his daughters, Helen Martin and Carol Bacon. His youngest daughter, Roberta Stewart lives in Florida. Bob also has 10 grandchildren. As per his wishes, no funeral or memorial services will be held.

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