Lewis Edward Martin (Louie), 79, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Louie was born in Covington, Virginia on April 12, 1938. He was the son of the late Malcolm and Florence Martin. He was also preceded in death by a brother Billy (Muscles) Martin and a sister Betty Ann Martin.
Louie is survived by one brother Everette Martin and wife Lois of Pearisburg, two sisters Nellie Kelley and husband Gene of Pearisburg, and Mary Collins and husband Doug of Narrows and several nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind to cherish his memory a special friends John and Jeremy Ross. He will also be missed by his loving and faithful dog, Lucy.
Louie graduated in 1956 from Pearisburg High School and was an avid Red Devil. He also served our country in the Air Force. For many years, Louie ran his own business in North Carolina. Lewis was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and worked faithfully with the Missionaries.
A graveside service will be conducted Monday, January 22, 2018, at 2:00 pm in Birchlawn Burial Park, Pearisburg, with Pastor Eddie Kendall and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.