Ruphard Hugh Martin Sr.

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  • "He was a good man and will be missed"
    - tina wallis
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Ruphard Hugh Martin Sr., age 67, of Forsyth County passed away Monday, May 28, 2012. He was a member of Silver Shoals Baptist Church. He loved NASCAR and racing cars. He has raced all over the state of Georgia. He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Lucille Martin; brother and sister, Phillip and Phyllis Martin.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Montine Martin of Forsyth County; children, Melinda (Ralph) Holland of Forsyth County, Ruphard H. (Carol) Martin Jr. of Gainesville, Jeffery Martin of Tallahassee, Fla., Douglas Martin of Forsyth County; sisters, Shirley Witherow, Lula Bell Bridges; grandchildren, Mindy Jeffords, Crystal Ekstrom, Cammie Ekstrom, T.J. McDonald, Christy Martin, Casey Martin, Ryan McDonald, Matthew McDonald, Tyler Martin, Kyle Martin, Daniel Martin, Leslie Martin; great-grandchildren, Nolan Jeffords, Braxton Bryant; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 31, at 2 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Ruel Martin and the Rev. J.W. Day officiating. Interment will follow in Sawnee View Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home Tuesday, May 29, from 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, May 30, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday, May 31, from 9 a.m. until time of service.
Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Forsyth County News from May 29 to June 1, 2012