Dennis George Martin, 64, of Lenoir passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte following a brief illness.
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; 2 nieces, Jennifer and Katie Martin and 2 nephews, Matthew and Benjamin Martin.
The family will have an informal visitation Monday, March 18, 2013 at Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
The family respectfully requests that memorials be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, NC 28645 or to St. Judes Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Dennis George Martin.
Online condolences may be placed at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com