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Gene Raymond Martin Sr.

Gene Raymond Martin Sr.

Gene Raymond Martin Sr., of Southport, died Friday June 12, 2015, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice. He was 79.

Mr. Martin was born April 3, 1936, in St. Louis and was the son of the late Joseph Paul Martin Jr. and Ethel Carolyn Ecoff Martin. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Paula Lee Gagnon Martin; his second wife, Elizabeth Duncan Martin; a son, Gene Raymond Martin Jr.; and a brother, Joseph Paul Martin III.

He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

He is survived by his children, Teri Lee Poe, of Boiling Spring Lakes, Tracey Lee Carroll, of Wilmington and Timothy Francis Martin, of Wilmington; grandchildren, Randy Poe II, P.J. Carroll, Zachary Poe, Sean Carroll, Kevin Carroll and Bob Poe; great-grandchildren, Madalyn Poe, Linzey Poe and Brystal Poe; a brother, Robert J. Martin, of St. Louis; and sisters, Florence T. Scheller, Deborah M. Carruthers, Patricia A. Wiehage and Pamela A. Worrell.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, June 15, 2015, at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral Service, 1411 N. Howe Street, Southport. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Southport.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Peacock, Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service.

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