Edward Thomas Martin, 71, of 220 West Iredell Circle, Statesville, N.C., passed away at his residence on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, following an extended illness. He was born in Danville, Va., on December 19, 1950, and was the son of the late Charles Valentine and Gladys Martin. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Darryl Martin.
Edward graduated from Tunstall High School in Danville, Va., and worked as a self-employed transport driver. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was honorabley discharged. Edward will truly be missed.
He leaves to cherish the memories of his life a wife, Patricia C. Martin of the home; two sons, Shadrick Thomas Martin of Kathleen, Ga., and Reginald Edward Martin of Statesville; three brothers, Odell (Rebecca) Martin of Harrisburg, Pa., Gary Wayne Martin of Cascade, Va., and Charlie (Nancy) Martin of Danville, Va.; one sister, Gladys Simmons (Bruce) of Axton, Va.; sisters-in-law, Mary Martin of Virginia, Mary Jean ( Clifford) Brown of Dahlonega, Ga., and Claiborne Cleveland of Dahlonega, Ga.; John Wesley Cleveland of Milwaukee, Wis., Margie (Eddie) Scott of Milwaukee, Wis., and Frank (Valerie) Green, of Dahlonega, Ga..
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
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