On the second of December Martin T. Pezely passed away after a long and fulfilling life. He was born in Murray on June 16, 1917. He was a graduate of Murray High School where he excelled in sports and received scholarships to attend college. After attending the University of Portland and graduating with a degree in business, Marty went to the European theater and fought for his country. He survived the beaches of Normandy and the Battle of Bulge, received the bronze star and reached the rank of captain. He was married to Marie Ruby of Jackson Hole, Wyoming for over fifty years and had two wonderful children, Martin and Joanne. \n\nMarty, his son followed in his fathers footsteps and served in the army and retired as a colonel and worked as an attorney. Joanne has traveled the world as an U.S. diplomat and continues to serve until this day. \n\nMarty was an institution in Midvale owning and running Ruby's tavern on Main Street and later Marty's Barbershop where he cut hair for over half a century. Marty gave people their first and last haircuts and often visited friends in the hospital to give them a trim and to put a smile on their face. He lived life his way and had no regrets. \n\n\nFuneral and memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday the ninth of December at St. Vincent's, 1375 E Spring Lane, with a viewing one hour prior to services. He will be laid to rest next to Marie at Murray City Cemetery. \n\nThe family requests in lieu of flowers please donate to the Veterans Hospital or the Humane Society.