October 18, 1952 ~ October 13, 2022


Resided in: Candler, NC North Carolina

David William Martin, 69, passed away Thursday, October 13, 2022.

Mr. Martin was born October 18, 1952, in Rock Hill, SC, to the late Col. Delbert William Martin and Lillian Edna Warren Martin.
He served nine years with the US Army Reserves and he was a member of Good News Baptist Church.

He is survived by his two daughters, Candy Martin Chambers (Sean) and Kimberly Nicole Fay (Frank); four grandchildren, James Eli Chambers, William Grant Michel, Destiny LoRay Chambers and Madelyn Claire Michel, a sister, Sandra Jean Butler (Delbert), a niece Stacey Butler Long (Mark), great-nieces and nephew, Jackie, Caroline and Jesse, and numerous cousins. He is also survived by Jennifer Conley (Mark) whom he considered as a daughter and Lydia and Sophia Bettancourt whom he considered as granddaughter.

Funeral services will be at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 19, 2022, in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Smith officiating. Interment will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Piney Mountain United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Services

Visitation: October 19, 2022 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-3535
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Room: Chapel

Funeral Service: October 19, 2022 5:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-3535
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Burial:

Piney Mountain UM Church Cemetery
14 Piney Mountain Church Rd.
Candler, NC 28715

(828)667-3031

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  1. There are no words only time will help heal your pain. You and your family are in my prayers. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

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  2. We offer our deepest condolences to David’s family and friends. He was a bright spot in our day, and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, and hope you find peace in the coming days.

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  3. David was such a beautiful person. He loved the Lord with all his heart and always wanted to share that love with those around him. He loved to laugh and we were blessed to hear that sound. Such wonderful memories of this dear cousin. All our prayers are with you, Kim and Candy!

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