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Donald J. Martin

March 25, 1958 — April 11, 2020

Donald (Don) James Martin of Leawood, KS was born March 25th, 1958 and passed unexpectedly on April 11th, 2020. He grew up in Columbia, MO and proudly graduated from Hickman High School as a wrestling state champion. He went on to study business and graduated from the University of Missouri.

Don began his long and successful career as an audio engineer in 1981 at Soundtrek in Kansas City. In 1995, with his partners John Blank and wife Ginny, he would open Evolution Audio. Don poured his love and creativity into the studio over the last 24 years and truly cherished working with amazing people. Don was also a remarkable voice talent. If you've heard his voice you understand.

Don was a devoted husband, an awesome father, a loving grandfather, and a generous friend.

He is survived by and will be forever missed by his loving wife Ginny; his children Jordan, Jessica and  Christopher, his grandchildren Jackson, Piper, Clive and Marlo; his 6 siblings as well as many beloved nieces, nephews and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents Richard and Carol Martin.

There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

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