28 September, 1963 – 5 June, 2017
Mumufied 2021

Ray Martin

RAY (OF SUNSHINE) MARTIN

Creative Experimental Hedonist

A beautiful man with a beautiful smile and a friend to many.

Son, brother, husband, lover
Well endowed and rightly proud

Sensual
Caring
Gentle
Forbearing

Enriching
Inspiring
Innovative
Inquiring

Stylish
Well-mannered
Liked
Getting hammered

Ray loved many things and was exceptionally good at;

Sex and thrill seeking
Dancing and digging
Learning from old people and
Influencing the young.
Fast cars and fell running
Drag bikes and carthorses
Plants and animals
Herbs and chemicals
Long dogs and terriers
Books and kites
Working hard
Giving pleasure
Laughing often.

He had an enduring passion for music of all genres and in his formative years collected Northern soul rarities and D.J.ed at youth club as ‘Ray of Ches’

Trips to Wigan Casino as a 14 year old were followed by hundreds of club nights around the country; scary times at the Hacienda and loved up trips to Cream. Liverpool’s 051 had a very special place in Ray’s heart.

Putting