It is with tremendous sadness that the AFFI notify you of the sudden passing of Brother Richard Martin. Richard served 32 years with the Murphysboro Fire Department and Murphysboro Firefighters Local 3042. During that time, he served as a trustee of the Murphysboro Firefighter Pension Fund and also served as the Treasurer and the President of Local 3042. Richard was also elected as the AFFI Southern District Legislative Representative in 2005 and served in that role until 2022. In June of 2022 he was bestowed the title of Southern District Legislative Representative Emeritus. His 17 years of advocacy on behalf of the membership made the AFFI better and stronger. He will be missed, but never forgotten. Rest Easy bub.
A celebration of life has been set for Southern District Legislative Representative Emeritus Richard Martin.
It will occur on December 3, 2022 at the Murphysboro Elks Lodge, 1809 Shomaker Dr. in Murphysboro. It will begin at 5pm.
Associated Firefighters of Illinois