June 14, 1946 - January 8, 2016
Burial Date: January 14, 2016
Gerald Bruce Martin, 69, of Sugar Hill Rd. Brookneal, passed away Friday, January 8, 2016 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Barbara Wright Martin.
Gerald was born in Halifax County, June 14, 1946 son of the late Herbert Martin and Lucille Anderson Martin. He was a member of Childrey Baptist Church, a U.S. Army veteran, member of Staunton River Masonic Lodge #155, Brookneal Moose Lodge and a retired truck driver.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Heidi S. Miller (Rodney) of Hayes; one grandson, C. Ross Singleton (fiancée, Taylor Harris) of Nathalie; one granddaughter, K. Reese Miller of Hayes; one brother, Kenneth Martin of Halifax; one sister, June Owen (Walter) of Gaylord, Mich; and a number of nieces and nephews; close friends, Jerry, Sherri, and Carleigh Singleton of Nathalie, Gloria Halterman of Lynchburg; Ed and Elizabeth Bates, Dean Guthrie, Bobby and Copy Bradley, Vickie Singleton all of Brookneal.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 14, 2016 at Childrey Baptist Church by the Rev. Shelton Miles and the Rev. Jerry Stanfield with interment to follow in the church cemetery. Altavista American Legion Post #36 will perform military rites at the grave.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal and at the residence other times. Masonic rites will be performed at the visitation.