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400 West Cherokee St
Post Office Box 428
Blacksburg, SC 29702
Phone: 864-839-2334
Fax: 864-839-2335
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Curtis McKinley
Martin Sr.

November 4, 1933 – November 6, 2018

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Obituary for Curtis McKinley Martin Sr.

Blacksburg -- Mr. Curtis McKinley Martin Sr., 85, passed away on November 6, 2018 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Covis and Mae Bolin Martin. Curtis retired from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department, was a member of Buffalo Lodge #202 AFM and the South Carolina Sheriff's Association, and he was a veteran of the United States Army.

Surviving Mr. Martin are three daughters, Linda Steward and husband, Elbert, of Blacksburg, Cheryl Coffey and husband, Roger, of Mt. Holly, NC, and Renee Blanton and husband, Larry, of Blacksburg; two sons, Curtis Martin Jr. and wife, Janet, and Rick Martin, all of Blacksburg; a brother, Ken Ellis, and wife, Ruth, of Chesnee; a sister, Daris Martin O'Brien, of Salter Path, NC; a special friend, Peggy Childers, of Blacksburg; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Rebecca Moss Martin, and a grandson, Knox Douglas Hambright Jr.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 PM on Thursday, November 8th, at Gordon Mortuary. Funeral services will he held on Friday, November 9th, 2018, at 3:00 PM at Hopewell Baptist Church with Rev. Gregg Martin and Rev. Quitmann Hann officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. The Cherokee County Sheriff's Department will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels of Cherokee County, PO Box 1886, Gaffney, SC 29342.

The family will be at the home of Rick Martin, 697 Martin Hill Road, Blacksburg.

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First Visitation

When Thursday, November 8th, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gordon Mortuary
400 West Cherokee Street
Blacksburg, South Carolina 29702
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Service Information

Friday, November 9th, 2018 3:00pm
Rev. Gregg Martin
Rev. Quitmann Hand
Hopewell Baptist Church
511 Old Chester Road
Blacksburg, SC 29702

Interment Information

Friday, November 9th, 2018
Mountain View Cemetery
101 Mountain View Drive
Blacksburg, South Carolina 29702