WILLIAM “BILL” T. MARTIN
January 2, 1938 – April 25, 2012
ZEBULON – Bill Martin, 74, died Wednesday at his home surrounded by his family. He was Past Master of Millbrook Masonic Lodge 97 and a member of the Pilot Lions Club. Bill loved woodworking, classic tractors, & classic cars. He retired from Mitchell Distributing Co, after over 35 years of service. He was a wonderful granddad. He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Adams Martin, his mother Minnie Martin Ward & husband Robert, and brother, Freddie.
He is survived by his wife & friend of over 51 years, Judy Nichols Martin of the home, children, Tim Martin of Zebulon, Ann M. Bedner (Ryan) of Freeport, FL, grandchildren, Bradley, Amy, & Josh Gudmens, step grandchild, Hunter Bedner, and special pet, Holly.
Flowers accepted or memorials to Hospice of Wake County are welcomed.
Funeral service 2 pm, Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC. Visitation from 11:30 – 1:45 pm, prior to the service. Burial, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net