ROELAND PARK Lafayette "Bob" Martin, 72, formerly of Lawrence, died Thursday at his home in Roeland Park. Cremation is planned. No services are planned.
Mr. Martin was born June 15, 1917, in Deckerville, Mich.
He owned and operated Martin's Service Center, an appliance shop, in Lawrence from 1954 to 1974. He moved to Roeland Park in 1977.
Survivors include his wife, Alice, of the home; a daughter, Deborah Martin, Roeland Park; a brother, Frank, Texas; and two sisters, Marie Reynolds, Arnold, Mich., and Betty Barranger, Pompano Beach, Fla.