Charles ‘Kenneth’ Martin

Published 8:17 pm Monday, April 24, 2017

Charles “Kenneth” Martin died on Friday, April 21, 2017, one day before his 80th birthday.

Born in Forsyth County April 22, 1937, he was the son of Dorothy Mae Martin Johnson, who survives.

Mr. Martin had a 40-year career as a long-distance truck driver. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mona Mayes Martin, a son, Tony Martin, and a daughter, Donna Martin Hooker.

Also surviving: a son, Charles “Marty” Martin of Advance; his half-brother, Ray Lackey (Linda) of Trinity; 4 grandchildren, Melissa Jepson, Natalie, Michael and Nathan Martin; and 2 great-grandchildren, Abigail and David Jepson.

The family received friends Sunday, April 23 at Fellowship Baptist Church. The celebration of life service was conducted at 3 p.m. in the church with Pastor Wayne Swisher officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.