Roy Glen Martin, 87, of Sam Robinson Drive in Pembroke went to be with The Lord Thursday morning December 2, 2004 at Montgomery Regional Hospital in Blacksburg. Born at Kimballton on November 22, 1917 he was a son of the late Charlie and Bertha Brumfield Martin. Roy was retired from the lime plant at Kimballton and was a veteran of the U S Army in WW II. He was an active member of VFW Post 6000 in Narrows and was proud to participate in many graveside services for veterans. He was a member of Riverview Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Leuna Neice Martin; a daughter, Patricia Martin; and three sisters, Beatrice Amos, Thelma Lucas, and Dorothy Williams Dean.
He leaves to cherish his memory his sons and daughters-in-law Roy Lee and Ellen McGuire Martin of Pembroke, David Martin of North Carolina, Todd and Robin Reed Martin of Newport; his daughters and son-in-law Alice and Bobby Huffman of Rich Creek, Linda Myers of Newport; his brother Mervin Haven Martin of Dublin; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday December 4, 2004 at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with Pastor Shahn Wilburn and Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 to 8 PM.