David Julian Martin, Sr.

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“It was a joyous moment when David was instantly taken to his permanent home with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and reunited with his beautiful...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Angela Martin - Gastonia, NC

“To all family, sorry for your loss. David was a very close friend and business friend to the Miller family ( Oscar Miller Contractor). Always...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Oscar Miller Jr. - Raleigh, NC

“Please accept our deepest sympathies for your loss. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Kyle Bond (Ridout) - Apex, NC

“We are grateful that we knew David and Marilyn at First Baptist Church. David always was eager to share about Jesus whenever he found the...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Jim and Linda Hudson - Cary, NC


David was born on February 15, 1928 and passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019.

David was a resident of Cary, North Carolina at the time of passing.

David was born in Seagrove, N.C. to William Lafayette Martin and Euva Perry Martin, but moved to Cary, NC at a young age, a place that he would passionately refer to as the "next best thing to Heaven." Gifted with a remarkable work ethic, the trials of intense childhood poverty prepared him for a life of hard work-- beginning with providing for his widowed mother and 3 siblings, his service to his country in the US Coast Guard, loving and caring for his wife Marilyn and six children, and finally, his faithful and diligent service to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in virtually numberless ways.

He would routinely share the good news of Christ's amazing grace to those imprisoned at Polk Youth Center, the Women's Prison and the Wake County Jail, as well as at the Induction Center in Raleigh, N.C. where young people were beginning their service in the U.S. Military. Family will receive friends and relatives on Sunday evening from 5:00 pm to 8:00pm at the First Baptist Church in Cary. Burial will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park, 7501 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh. 10 November Visitation for the Elderly Community 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm First Baptist Church 218 S Academy St Cary NC 27511 10 November 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 11 November 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm First Baptist Church 218 S Academy St Cary NC 27511 11 November 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Raleigh Memorial Park 7501 Glenwood Ave Raleigh NC 27612 David Julian Martin Sr.

Donations may be made to Grace Christian School (1101 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, 27606), First Baptist Church (218 S. Academy St., Cary 27511), Hope Community Church (821 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh 27606) or to the Gideons International.

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