Dr. Richard Hugo Martin
Last updated 4/20/2015 at 8:58am
Dr. Richard Hugo Martin, of Brevard, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, at The Oaks Nursing Facility in Brevard. He was 78.
Born Aug. 16, 1936, in Hanover, Pa., he was the son of the late Rev. Richard Byers Martin and Larue Koontz Wetzel Martin.
He received his undergraduate degree from Gettysburg College and his Ph.D. from Penn State University in physical chemistry.
He worked at Olin in Connecticut from 1967-1969. He then moved to Brevard in 1969 to work at Ecusta where he was a research chemist until he retired in 1998.
He was very active in the Brevard Little Theater, Transylvania Cho...