Memorial & Funeral Services

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Mr. Willard Martin, Jr.

Mr. Willard Martin, Jr., 63, of Aberdeen, North Carolina, died Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at the FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst, North Carolina.


Survivors:  Wife, Debra Ann Martin of Aberdeen, NC; two sons, Anthony Derrell Martin (Jaynel) of Raleigh, NC, and Kenneth Jermaine Martin (Priscilla) of Carthage, NC; one sister, Ella Marie Martin (Rodney) of Baltimore, MD; one brother, Ronald Eugene Martin (Kirsten) of Charlotte, NC; five granddaughters, Kniyalah Unique Jones, Maya Marley, Asia Jade, Aaliyah Moriah, and Mia MacKenzie Martin; two grandsons, Emmanuel Isaiah and Myles Mason Martin; one aunt, Henrietta Wheeler, of Hamlet, NC; two uncles, Earlon “Earl” Martin, Sr.  of Aberdeen, and Dr. Larry Leslie Martin, of Baltimore; mother-in-law, Helen Dockery of Jackson Springs, NC; six sisters-in-law; five brothers-in-law; one God sister, Balarie McLeod (Julius); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends.

Service Details


Graveside Service

Sunday, March 14, 2021

3:00 PM

Masks, covering nose & mouth, and Social Distancing required



Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery

2560 Windblow Road

Ellerbe, North Carolina


Walk-Through Viewing

Sunday, March 14, 2021

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Simon Funeral Home Chapel

151 South Hardin Street

Southern Pines, North Carolina

Masks, covering nose & mouth, and Social Distancing required

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