LENOIR-Dennis George Martin, 64, of Lenoir, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte following a brief illness.
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Mr. Martin was born in Cleveland County to Mr. George F. Martin of Shelby and the late Kathryn Queen Martin.
He graduated from Shelby High School in 1967 and was a star quarterback. He also attended Gardner-Webb College and Central Piedmont Community College. He loved spending time with his family and his only grandson Lawson and was an avid golfer. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam and was a sales representative for Ross Windows of Morganton.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Diane Suddreth Martin of the home; his daughter, Jessica Lynn-Lee Martin Wilson and her husband Charles Andrew of Sawmills, and their son, Lawson Dewey Wilson; his brothers, Marcus Martin and wife Susie, and Roger Martin and wife Susan, both of Shelby; two nieces, Jennifer and Katie Martin; and two nephews, Matthew and Benjamin Martin.
Visitation: The family will have an informal visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home is serving the family of Dennis George Martin
Memorials: May be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, N.C. 28645 or to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105
Online Condolences: www.pendrysfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on Mar. 16, 2013