January 14, 1938 ~ October 14, 1998
Mr. Martin was born in Asheville and was a son of the late Harry Neil and Eunice Hart Martin, Sr. He was a graduate of Lee H. Edwards High School and attended Wake Forest University. For many years he coached Little League Baseball and YBA Basketball, and was also an active supporter of PTO and Boosters Club. He was a member of the Sertoma Club and an active member of First Baptist Church of Asheville. He was the owner and president of the Harry N. Martin Co., a wholesale distributer of novelties and souvenirs, which was established by his father in 1939, and which will be continued by his son, Harry N. Martin, III.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra Wallace Martin; a daughter, Nancy Martin Busic, and her husband Jack, of Hickory; three sons, Harry N. 'Butch' Martin, III, and his wife Charlene of Asheville, Stuart Gregory Martin of Asheville, and Andrew Gordon Martin, and his wife Kasey of Birmingham, AL; and by two grandchildren, Lydia and Nathan Martin.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Liberty Corners Group Home, 52 Montview, Asheville, NC 28801, or to the First Baptist Church Endowmment Fund, 5 Oak Street, Asheville, NC 28801.