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
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105
Online Condolences: www.pendrysfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on Mar. 16, 2013