Martin John Yakimovich II, 32, of Wilmington, N.C., passed away on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.
He was born in Wilmington on July 2, 1981. He graduated from John T. Hoggard High School in 2000. Martin had a deep love of music and enjoyed any opportunity for being outdoors, especially if it involved the water and fishing. He was employed with Dunn Builders, Inc.
He never met a stranger and loved most of all the times he spent with family and friends. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and all who knew him.
Surviving are his parents, Renee and Larry Dunn and Marty and Katherine Yakimovich; a sister, Kristen Fisher and husband, HM3 Rusty Fisher and their son, John Allen Fisher; a step-brother, Shawn Keeter and wife Stacy; a grandmother, Amona Hobbs; a grandfather, Carl Dunn; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and many, many friends.
Also remembered is his paternal great-grandmother, G.G. Chmielewski; grandparents, Nana and Papa Yakimovich; "Grandma Dot" Sindt; grandmothers, Joy Robison and Betty Dunn; and an uncle, Frank Demeter, all of who preceded him in death.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday prior to the Mass at the church.
A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church located at 4849 Castle Hayne Road in Wilmington.
The family would like to express a special note of thanks to Pastor Randy Maynard and the Hampstead UMC family and Father Roger and the Parish family of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church for all their love and support.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his memory can be made to Stepping Stone Manor, 416 Walnut St., Wilmington, NC 28401.
Condolences may be sent to www.andrewsmortuary.com.
Andrews Mortuary and Crematory is serving the Yakimovich family.