LAKELAND - Patrick Dean Martin, 44, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, as a result of heart failure.
Mr. Martin was born January 9, 1969 in Washington, NC. He and his family moved to Lakeland in 1983 from SC. Mr. Martin was an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Marine Corps
He is survived by his wife, Kathy Martin; son, Michael Brown; daughter, Chrissy Brown; parents, Joe and Brenda Martin; brother, Mickey Martin and his wife, Jeanie; aunt, Joanna Dempsey and her husband Kenneth; and uncles, Robert Harden and Johnny Martin and his wife Judy.
A memorial service will be conducted in Mr. Martin's honor Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 3pm at Shepherd's Community United Methodist Church, 2165 Shepherd Road in Lakeland with Pastor Mark Reynolds officiating. In lieu of flowers, Mr. Martin's family requests that donations be made, in his memory, to the Winter Haven Hospital Foundation/Joy Fuller Rehab Center, 200 Avenue F NE, Winter Haven, FL 33881. The family appreciates your continued prayers. You may make condolences to the family at www.lakelandfuneralhome.com