MOUNT AIRY — Mr. John Kerr Martin, age 56, of Mount Airy, passed away Monday May 12, 2014, after a long period of declining health. He is survived by his wife Lisa Galyean Martin, one daughter Meg A. Martin of Burlington and his precious pugs; Frank and Pugsly. He is also survived by two brothers Joe Martin and wife Dona of Mt. Gilead, and Ronnie Martin and wife Linda of Waynesboro, PA., two sisters June McCrary of Mount Airy and Gwyn (Robert) Walker of Matthews, sister-in-law Nina G. Davidson of Lively, VA., and brother-in-law Martin B. Galyean and wife Barbara along with several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents John Kerr Martin, Sr. and Elma Chappell Martin. John was a well known water plant operator for both Mount Airy and Pilot Mountain. He retired in 2013 after a lengthy career. Funeral services will be held Friday May 16, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at Moody Funeral Home Chapel with services conducted by Rev. Doug Cockerham with a private burial at a later date. The family will receive friends Thursday night 6 to 8 at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.