Dallas Shawn Martin, 46, of Colorado Springs, passed away on April 17, 2019, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was born October 5, 1972, in Scott City, the son of Lester D. Martin and Cheryl K. Huseman Martin.
Dallas was born and raised in Scott City and was a graduate of Scott Community High School in 1991. He attended Kansas State University and graduated in 1996 with a degree in Construction Science and Management. While attending KSU, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha. Dallas worked as a Construction Project Manager for over 22 years.
He was a member of First Christian Church and 4-H Club, of Scott City, and also belonged to the Kansas Junior Quarter Horse Association and American Junior Quarter Horse Association.
As a young man, Dallas was a very competitive horseman competing in many AJQHA shows, with his horse, Diamond Zero. Dallas loved spending time with his beagle, Bailey. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed golfing and snow skiing. He was a loyal friend and an easy-going guy. He was an avid sports enthusiast, especially for his favorite teams KSU and the Dallas Cowboys!
On August 16, 2003, Dallas married Kandace King at Colorado Springs. Kandace passed away on July 25, 2010. He also was preceded in death by his brother, Justin Martin, his father, Lester Martin, and his grandpa, Art Huseman and great aunt, Velma Huseman.
Dallas will be dearly missed by his mother and stepfather, Cheryl and Leon France of Scott City, KS, his special friend Angela Koss of Colorado Springs, CO, stepbrothers Clint and Amy France of Scott City, Ks, Heath and Tara France of Hays, KS, and stepsister Tracy France of Roeland Park, KS. Extended family: Bill Huseman of El Dorado Springs, MO, Joann and Jerry Riemann of Dighton, KS, cousins Kim and Mark (Gage and Zane) Sorensen of Garden City, KS, and Chanelle and Corey (Hunter and Porter) Stephens of Dighton, KS. He also leaves nephews Caleb (Kennedie), Ivan, and Jury and nieces Madison, Delaney and Calli, and great-niece, Prim.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the First Christian Church in Scott City, Kansas with Steve Payne presiding.
Interment will be in the Scott County Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church in care of Price & Sons Funeral Homes.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday at Price & Son’s Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.