Roy McKinzey Martin

    January 1, 1924  -  January 2, 2014

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Roy McKinzey Martin, 90, of Mountain View Loop, Patrick Springs, VA died Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Blue Ridge Nursing Center in Stuart, VA. He was born on January 1, 1924 in Patrick County, VA to the late Ora Fulcher Martin and Clarence Martin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Christine Fulcher and two brothers, Troy Martin and Fred Martin.
Mr. Martin attended Providence United Methodist Church in Patrick Springs, VA, was a life member of VFW Post 7800, a member of American Legion Post 105, a charter member of Patrick Springs Ruritan Club, a charter member of Gordon Trent Golf Course and was an active leader and heavily involved in Patrick Springs Boy Scout Troop 69. He was employed with Appalachian Power Company for 42 years as a lineman and served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII.
Surviving is his wife of 64 years Peggy Martin of the home; two sons, Gary Martin and wife, Brenda of Rocky Mount, Virginia and Brian Martin and wife, Lisa of Bristol, Tennessee and four grandchildren, Alison Martin, Michael Martin, Tyler Martin, and Josh Martin of whom he was very proud.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Norris Funeral Services Chapel in Stuart, VA with Reverend David Westmoreland officiating. Burial will be at Patrick Memorial Gardens in Stuart, VA.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from 11:00 am to 12 noon, at Norris Funeral Services Stuart Chapel with full military rights by Patrick County Veterans Memorial Honor Guard.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory in Stuart, VA is serving the Martin family.
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Born: January 1, 1924

Death: January 2, 2014

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Martinsville Chapel
Martinsville, VA