May 10, 1945 - January 20, 2022
Rev. William Sid Martin, 76, of Mint Hill passed away on Thursday, January 20, 2022 in his home surrounded by his family. His funeral service will be on Sunday at 3 PM at First Baptist Church of Locust with Pastor Tab Whitley and Pastor Tommy Ross officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the sanctuary from 2 until 3 prior to the service. Born May 10, 1945 in Chattooga County, Georgia he was the son of the late Holland Burgess Martin and Sarah Beth Smith Martin. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Locust. Rev. Martin attended Gardner Webb and the University of Georgia. He was a retired Baptist Minister and a former Science and Biology teacher at West Stanly High School where he founded the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and was a coach of several sports. He was called into the ministry in 1987 and served with his wife Marsha as a language missionary to the Inupiat Eskimos in Kotzebue, Alaska for seven years. He then pastored churches in Stanly and Cabarrus counties until retiring in 2017. His greatest loves have been his children, grandchildren and great-grandchild. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Marsha Martin of the home, his daughter Susan Griffin (Scott) of Mint Hill, son Gregg Martin (Pam) of Rockwell, sister Dorene White (Bobby) of Dalton, GA, grandchildren Ben Martin of Rockwell, Zachary Martin (Anna) of Midland, Elizabeth Griffin (Sam Plott) of Charlotte, and Wil Griffin (Gracie) of Charlotte, and great-grandson Judah Martin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter Laurie Martin, and his sister Mary Martin. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Locust, PO Box 159, Locust, NC 28097 or to the charity of the donor's choice.
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