Obituary for Gary Martin
Gary Francis Martin, 75, of Rutherfordton, NC, died Sunday, September 29, 2013 while being cared for by Hospice of Rutherford County. A native of Green Bay, WI Gary was the son of the late Walter Hansel and Adaline Sidney Bray Martin. Gary was a retired Chief Machinery Repairman in the US Navy, also serving in Antarctica. After his Navy service, he taught school in Jacksonville, FL.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Ann Dieckmann Martin of the home; children Christopher Martin and wife Carlita of Jacksonville Beach, FL, Nicholas Martin of Topsham, ME, Cynthia Newberry and husband Bob of Rutherfordton, NC and Allison Sharp and husband Scott of Huntersville, NC; seven grandchildren.
Memorial Service will be held 11 AM Saturday October 5 at Green Hill Baptist Church. The family will receive friends following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Green Hill Baptist Church, 2241 US 64/74A Rutherfordton, NC 28139 or Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.