William “Bill” Mangum Martin, 85, of Tiki Island, passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014, in Webster. Bill was born August 17, 1929, in Savannah, Georgia to William and Ellen Martin. Bill served in the United States Navy during the Korean War, was past president of the Texas City and La Marque Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Texas City, a member of the Elks Lodge, a past alderman, in Tiki Island. In 1997 Bill retired from Firestone after owning five locations, in Galveston, Texas City, Clear Lake and Houston. In 2013, he retired from the office of President of Harbor Cove Condominiums of Tiki Island, after thirty years of service. He was the Best Fisherman of Tiki Island. Bill was a wonderful, loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, “He was the Best.” Bill is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, of thirty years, Bea Martin; five daughters: Joni Gibson and husband Alex, Beverly Olds and husband Mitch, Susan Martin, Monica Broughton and husband John, Andrea Rutherford and Tray; three sons: Brad Martin and wife Jill, Chris Martin and wife Deb, Joe Reily III and wife Chrissy; one Sister: Nancy Gibson; one brother: Paul Martin and Patsy; seventeen grandchildren, ten great grandchildren. A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 4, 2014, at James Crowder Funeral Home, La Marque. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 5, 2014 at the funeral home, with Rev. Bill Cole officiating. Pallbearers will include Chris Njoku, Nick Njoku, Ben Njoku, Devin Broughton, Johnny Acosta, and Sam Olds. Interment will follow at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Mary Cathedral Basilica, 2011 Church St., Galveston, Texas 77550.