William "Bill" Martin
Mr. William “Bill” Bruce Martin, 81, passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Atrium Health-Main in Charlotte, NC.
A graveside service will be held at 3:00pm, on Friday, May 25, 2018 at St. Martin Lutheran Church Cemetery, 5469 NC-200, Concord, NC 28025, officiated by Rev. Dr. Mark Ericson. The family will greet friends following the service in the Church Parrish Hall.
Bill was born on August 13, 1936 in St. Johns, Michigan to the late Rex Martin and Doris Patrick Martin. He is also preceded in death by his first wife, Alma Louise Graeber Martin.
Bill was a proud graduate and alumni of the University of Michigan. He worked as a financial planner, owner of a pharmacy, and a sales rep. for Hoffman-La Roche. Bill also was the original owner of Two Men and a Truck for NC. He had served as a board member of the Community Free Clinic and was instrumental in starting the Cabarrus Spay Neuter Clinic.
He is survived by his wife, Kitty Lou Hardin; daughter, Elizabeth Rizzo and husband, Scott; granddaughter, Isabella Rizzo; a number of cousins in Michigan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Humane Society of Concord & Greater Cabarrus Co., 2010 Wilshire Ct. SW, Concord, NC 28025.
On-line condolences may be left at www.wilkinsonfuneralhome.com
Wilkinson Funeral Home is handling arrangements for the Martin family.