Martin E. “Marty” Allgood, age 76, of Nebraska City passed away on Tuesday evening, Aug. 1, 2017 at his daughter’s home surrounded by his loving family.
Marty was born on March 22, 1941 in Peru, NE; the son of Orville Clyde and Ellen Pearl (Applegate) Allgood.  He attended school in Peru and then went to work for the Railroad.  
On June 15, 1967, he began his career is law enforcement with the Nebraska City Police Department which he continued until 1978 when he began working for Region V Services.  
He worked for Region V until November of 1982 and then returned to the Nebraska City Police Department..
Marty remained on the force until his retirement on Dec. 30, 2008.
Marty was married to Joyce Jones and they were blessed with  David, Michael, Jason and Alisha.  
He later married Jeri Smith and their marriage was blessed with Carey, Kelly and Kacie.  
He was a member of the Police Officers Association of Nebraska, the Nebraska City Eagles, and the United Methodist Church.  Marty served on the Nebraska City Rescue Squad during the 1980s.
He is survived by his children:  David “Sam” Allgood and wife Kari of Jacksonville, Fla.; Michael Dean Allgood and wife Kimberly of Brownsdale, Minn.; Jason Allgood, currently Missing in Action, and wife Jenifer, Carey Allgood and husband Rich Alonso of Nebraska City; Kelly Davis and husband Paul of Nebraska City; Kacie Hendrickson and husband Linus of Auburn; siblings:  Darrell Allgood and wife Jan of Nebraska City; Ron Allgood and wife Candy of Nebraska City; Arnie Allgood and wife Cathy of Nacogdoches, Texas; 18 grandchildren:  Alicia Allgood, Alexander Allgood, Derek Allgood, Stephanie Morrow, Keenan Allgood, Nicole Allgood, Shawn Chambers, Dallan Allgood, Braelyn Allgood, Asher Allgood, Camryn “Tooter” Alonso, Cheyanne Davis, Talore Davis, Molly Allgood, Mara Davis, Jaxon “Jumpin Jax” Avery, Camdon “Billy” Hendrickson and Maddon “Buddy” Hendrickson; six great-grandchildren:  Brooklyn Allgood; Raley, Ava, and Isabella Morrow; Sam Allgood; Noel Maier; former spouse and friend Jeri Allgood of Nebraska City; sister-in-law Mary Allgood of Nebraska City; brother-in-law David Rainforth of Lincoln; other family and numerous friends.
Marty was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter Alisha Joy; infant brother Orval Clyde; brother Eldon Allgood; sisters:  Laquita Rubenking (Roy), Pearl Rainforth and Deborah Allgood.
Funeral Services were to be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 7, at the Nebraska City High School Gym with Pastor Terry Weible officiating.  
The funeral procession was then to proceed east on Central Ave.to 6th Street in route to Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City.  
The family was to greet friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City on Sunday, Aug. 6.
A Memorial is being established for scholarships to benefit the youth of the community.
Remembrances may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com.
Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.