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Ricky Dale Martin Sr.

Mr. Ricky Dale Martin Sr. of Roxboro, N. C., formerly of Halifax County, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at the Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro, N.C.  

He was born Sept. 17, 1959 in Halifax County and was 54 years old. He was the son of the late Joseph Martin and the late Mattie Powell Martin and was married to Ann Martin, who survives.

 Martin also is survived by two sons, David Michael Martin and wife Christen of South Boston and Ricky Dale Martin Jr. of Gladys; two daughters, Maranda Diane Martin of Roxboro, N.C.,  and Stephanie Lynn Crews and fiancé Harold Duffey of Saxe; a special daughter, Leslie Dean Puryear, and fiancé Richard Carson of Roxboro, N. C.; six grandchildren, Mya and Maci Martin, Randy and Makayla Martin and B. J. and Layla; two sisters, Joyce Guthrie and husband Jackie of Nathalie and Linda King and husband Tommy of Nathalie; and three brothers, Willie Martin of Nathalie, Jimmy Martin and wife Debra of Nathalie and Chris Martin and wife Lilly Mae of Scottsburg.  

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Debra Woolridge and Dorothy Mae Martin, and one brother, David Martin.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Mount Cana United Methodist Church with the Rev. Randy Holmes and the Rev. Matt Whitt officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

 The family will receive friends Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the Mount Cana United Methodist Church and other times at the home of David and Christen Martin, 203 Eanes St., South Boston.

 Online condolences may be directed to www. powellfunerals.com. 

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.