John Daniel “Danny” Martin
John Daniel “Danny” Martin, 69, formerly of Belmont, N.C. passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Brian Center of Salisbury.
He was born on Dec. 2, 1946 in Franklin, N.C. to the late John William and Lottie Faye Mashburn Martin. Danny was raised in Clay County and loved the mountains.
He was formerly employed in the construction business and was a truck driver. Danny was always a hard worker and enjoyed life.
Survivors include his children, Chris Martin and wife, Wendy, of Concord, N.C.; Heather Martin and Jordan Sellers, of Cherryville; grandsons, Justin Corl and Zach Martin; great-granddaughter, Zailynn Corl; a brother, Kenneth Martin; six sisters, Rita Roach, Marlyn Hall, Ginger McClure and Faye Sandburg, all of Hayesville; Ellen Goff, of Houston, Texas and Sharon McGaha, of Blairsville, Ga.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18 at the Huskin Hole on Fires Creek.