- October 4, 1935 - February 5, 2011
- La Grange, North Carolina
of Leroy's Passing
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“Dear Joyce, Pam, Becky and Sherry,
My thoughts and paryers are with you all! I was so sad to hear of your loss! Leroy was a wonderful brother in law...Read More »
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“Dear Aunt Joyce, Becky, Pam and Sherry:
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October 4, 1935 - February 5, 2011
La Grange-Leroy Martin, 75, of La Grange, passed away Saturday, February 5, 2011 at his home. Leroy was born October 4, 1935 in Wayne County to the late John Fred Martin and Octavia Goff Martin. Leroy was preceded in death by a grandson, Kyle Martin Berger. Leroy had a great love for his country and proudly served twenty years in the United States Air Force retiring as a Master Sergeant. Following retirement from the military, Leroy served his community as City Executive with Wachovia Bank where he retired with twenty years of service. Leroy was a lifetime Original Free Will Baptist and was an active member of La Grange First Free Will Baptist Church. Leroy was a member of the American Legion. He had a great love for the outdoors where he enjoyed farming, gardening and camping. Leroy was a morning regular and enjoyed time with the Bojangles Breakfast Group.
A service of remembrance will be held Monday, February 7, 2011 at 7 p.m. from Rouse Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie Hobgood officiating. Interment with full military honors will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. from Fairview Cemetery.
Leroy is survived by his wife of almost fifty three years, Joyce Harrelson Martin; three daughters, Becky Martin Berger and husband, Fred of La Grange, Pam Martin Herring and husband, David of La Grange, Sherry Martin Price and husband, Michael of Mt. Olive; six grandchildren, Nikki Sasser and husband, Brooks, Lauran Herring, Dave Herring, Elizabeth Price, Zachary Price and Justin Price; two special brothers-in-law, Vernon Clemmons and Harvey Harrelson; along with a number of special nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends following the service of remembrance and at other times they will be at the home. Memorials may be made to the Kyle Martin Berger Scholarship, c/o BB&T, 104 East Washington Street, La Grange, NC 28551 or La Grange First Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund, 802 South Caswell Street, La Grange, NC 28551. Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.