CURRIE — Tony Weston Martin, 79, passed from his earthly life Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at his home. He was born March 19, 1940, in Pender County, the son of the late Truman Weston and Annie Malpass Martin.
He was preceded in death by his stepson, Michael George.
Tony is survived by his wife, Shelley Thornton Martin; sons, Tony Martin Jr., and his wife, Kathy, Troy Martin, and his wife, Cynthia, and Tracy Martin, and his wife, Jennifer; grandchildren, Kenny Lee Martin, Brittany Martin, Tesa Bee Martin, Gabby Martin and Zoe Martin; five great-grandchildren; and many extended family and friends.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the American Legion Post 0545, Wilmington. Tony retired after 38 years with Hess Corporation.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Burgaw. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 30, at Malpass Cemetery, Richard Switch Road, Currie, with Sonny Porter conducting the service.
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