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Cecil Edward "C.E." Martin

November 24, 1941 — May 11, 2023

Kernersville Chapel

Cecil Edward "C.E." Martin

Walnut Cove – Mr. Cecil Edward “C.E.” Martin, 81, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2023, at his home. He was born in Guilford County to Vertie Edward and Emma Linville Martin. C.E. was an active member of Gospel Light Baptist Church where he served an usher for many years. He retired from Roadway Express after over 30 years of service. C.E. enjoyed farming and landscaping. He was a talented craftsman and has built 27 covered wagons. C.E. was a very dedicated family man and loved to spend time with them. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend who will be greatly missed.

In addition to his parents, C.E. was preceded in death by his son, Bradley Martin; his son-in-law, Mark Hastings; four sisters; and one brother.

He is survived by his loving wife of almost 62 years, Jean Wilkes Martin; daughter, Cindy Martin Hastings; son, Forrest Martin (wife, Christie); 6 grandsons, Shane, Jacob (wife, Madison), Josh (fiancé, Evette), Tyler (wife, Georgia Rae), Hunter (wife, Whitley), and Tanner (wife, Haley); and six great grandchildren.

A funeral service for C.E. will be held on Monday, May 15, 2023, at 2:00 pm at Gospel Light Baptist Church with Rev. Frank Shumate and Rev. Matthew Morrison officiating. Burial will follow the service at Eastlawn Gardens of Memory in Kernersville. The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until 1:45 pm prior to the service at the church. Hayworth-Miller Kernersville Chapel is assisting the family.
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Visitation

Monday, May 15, 2023

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

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Monday, May 15, 2023

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Burial

Monday, May 15, 2023

Eastlawn Gardens of Memory

530 Dobson St, Kernersville, NC 27284

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