Brian K. Martin BARRE TOWN — Brian K. Martin, 74, of Ridgewood Terrace, passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at his home. Born June 1, 1944, in Waterbury, he was the son of Edward H. and Bernice E. (Finn) Martin. Brian attended elementary and high school in Waterbury. After high school, he attended Champlain College and the University of Vermont, receiving a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. On June 29, 1991, Brian married Arlene Sutton in Montpelier. After they married, they made their home in Berlin, eventually moving to Plainfield and most recently, in Barre Town. Brian was employed as an accountant and treasurer of Equity Services at the National Life Insurance Co., until retiring in 2004. In his spare time, he enjoyed golf, antiquing and furniture restoration. He especially enjoyed time spent with his family and attending sports and school events for the grandchildren. Vacationing on the coast of Maine and his 5 o’clock Scotch cocktails were also among his favorite activities. Brian was known for his hearty laugh, robust conversation and friendly nature. He was always willing to help out family and friends whenever there was a need. Survivors include his wife, Arlene Martin, of Barre Town; his children Jennifer Warren, of South Carolina, Mark Martin, of New York, Jaime Martin, of South Carolina; his stepsons Todd Sutton, of Massachusetts, Tait Sutton, of Vermont, and stepdaughter Tara Sutton, of Vermont; 14 grandchildren; and his sister, Nancy Lamson, of Vermont. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Craig Martin; his brother, Bernard “Bumpy” Martin; and his nephew, Jeff Martin. A service to honor and celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at 12 noon in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre. There are no calling hours. For a memorial guestbook, visit www.hookerwhitcomb.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641.