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Henry L. Martin Jr. / April 22, 2014

Henry L. Martin Jr. of Halifax, Virginia died Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the age of 68. He was born in Campbell County on Oct. 6, 1945 to the late Henry L. "Buck" Martin Sr. and the late Helen Ferrell Martin and was married to Debbie B. Martin. Mr. Martin was a US Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He retired from ABB and was the owner of C.J.S. Supply, Inc. He graduated from Halifax County High School, Class of 1963 and graduated from Ferrum and Averett. Mr. Martin was a member of Center United Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Debbie B. Martin; a son, Scott W. Martin and his wife, Lauren of Lynchburg, and a granddaughter, Maddison Martin.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A funeral was held Friday, April 18, at First Baptist Church with Rev. Dave Anderson and Rev. Norman Talley officiating.

Burial followed in Union United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family received friends at Brooks Funeral Home on Thursday, April 17 from 7-9 p.m. and at other times at the home.

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