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LeRoy Bishop Martin,lll.

February 28, 1943 ~ May 3, 2017 (age 74)

The Piano Brothers

Mr. LeRoy Bishop (Roy) Martin, III., 74, of Statesville, died Wednesday at his home. Born in Lumberton, N.C. on February 28, 1943, he was a son of the late LeRoy Bishop Martin, Jr., and Floride Lemmon Martin. On January 18, 1975, he married the former Carol Johnson who survives.  Also surviving are two sons, Jonathan Mills Martin (Melissa) of Cornelius and Lee Bishop Martin of Greensboro along with grandchildren: Allison, Ashley, Aubrey and Alexander. Also surviving are three sisters: Elizabeth Gasque of Charleston, S.C., Margaret Martin of Greenville, S.C. and Martha Drouin (John) of Virginia Beach, Va.

Mr. Martin was a graduate of St. Andrews Presbyterian College and was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Statesville. He was also a veteran.  He was a retired V.P. of Sales for Premier Farnell Corp and enjoyed golf and shooting.

Services celebrating Mr. Martin’s life will be conducted at 3:00 Sunday, May 7, 2017 at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Steve Scott officiating. The family will greet friends following the service.

Condolences may be sent online to the family to www.nicholsonfunerals.com. Memorials may be given in lieu of flowers to: First Presbyterian Church, 125 N. Meeting St., Statesville, N.C. 28677, Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, N.C. 28625 or to St. Andrews University, 1700 Dogwood Mile St., Laurinburg, N.C. 28352. Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.


Charitable donations may be made to:

First Presbyterian Church
125 N. Meeting St., Statesville NC 28677

Hospice & Palliative Care Of Iredell County
2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28677

St. Andrews University
1700 Dogwood Mile St., Laruinburg NC 28352



 Service Information

Memorial Service
Sunday
May 7, 2017

3:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church
125 N. Meeting St.
Statesville, NC 28677


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