Harold Eugene Martin

December 11, 1965 ~ June 10, 2022 (age 56)


Retired Lieutenant of Wilkes County

Harold Eugene Martin born December 11, 1965 in Surry County to the late Nathan and Viola Martin.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday June 15, 2022 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Chaplin Stewart Roten officiating. Burial will be at Poplar Spring Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 12:45 PM prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers Baby Martin, Howard Martin and Raymond Martin.

Harold departed this life June 10, 2022. Harold was an East Wilkes High School Graduate. He had a passion for football. He developed a weight- lifting program at East High entitled Bigger, Faster, Stronger. Weightlifting was something he loved. He served the community as a lieutenant for Wilkes County Sherriff’s department for over twenty plus years until his retirement and then was promoted to rank of Pop Pop.

He loves to cherish beautiful memories with wife Cecilia Martin his children Heather (Jacob), Harold (Erika), Taneisha, Taneika, Taylor (Luis), Taniya and Easton, ten grandchildren who he adored and sisters he loved very much, Roberta Richardson, Henrietta Martin, Rosetta Parsons, Hazel Barnes, Marie Martin and Cynthia Hampton. A special friend Eric Byrd, host of nieces, nephews other relatives, plus many many friends.  

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street New York, New York 10016 or Ronald McDonald House, 419 South Hawthorne Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.    

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Family Receive Friends
June 15, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:45 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road, P.O. Box 1428
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
June 15, 2022

1:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Chapel
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Interment following service
June 15, 2022

Poplar Spring Baptist Church Cemetery
209 Poplar Springs Road
Roaring River, NC 28669


National Kidney Foundation
933 Louise Avenue #1018, Charlotte NC 28204

Ronald McDonald House Charities
26345 Network Place, Chicago IL 60673-1263

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