Mr. Ed Martin, 84, resident of High Point, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020.
He was born November 24, 1935 in Charlotte, NC, a son to the late Clyde and Louise Martin. Ed was a graduate of High Point High School and later N.C. State University. He worked thirty-five years with Guardsman Products until retiring in 1994 at the age of 59, when he started enjoying many years of retirement. He was a member of First Baptist Church where he was a past deacon and volunteered with Mobile Meals and Open Door Ministries. He also was a Mason and a Shriner.
Surviving is his wife of 41 years, Kathy Martin of the home; a daughter, Pamela Burgess and her children Jefferson and Morgan; a daughter, Ginny Fleming (Mike) and her children Caroline Merrill (Cameron) and Hallie Farrell (Kevin); and a son, Eddie Martin (Melinda) and his children Marlee and Trip. In addition, he is survived by six great grandchildren, Harper, Ellie, Max, Lucy, Emmett and Isabelle; and two sisters-in-law, Judy Martin and Betty Martin. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Bill, Don, Charlie, Harold and Jim.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Memorials may be directed to First Baptist Church, 405 N. Main St. High Point, N.C. 27260 or to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Dr. High Point, N.C. 27262.
First Baptist Church
405 N. Main Street, High Point NC 27260
Hospice Home at High Point
1803 Westchester Dr., High Point NC 27262