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Cleo Martin

May 30, 1936 February 15, 2019
Cleo Martin
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Obituary for Cleo Martin

TIMBERLAKE: Cleo Martin, 82, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. He was born in Durham, the son of the late Joe Lambuth Martin and Cornelia Bivins Martin. In addition to his parents, Mr. Martin was also predeceased by his twin brother, Leo Martin; brother, Allan Martin; sister, Louise Martin Cecil; and niece, Donna Cecil Bradley.

Mr. Martin was a member of Gospel Baptist Tabernacle Church in Hillsborough. He retired as a security officer from Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company after 25 years of service. He had a passion for farming and livestock.

Mr. Martin is survived by his wife, Mary Martin; step-sons, Mike McBroom (Suzanne), Douglas Keith McBroom (Lynda); nephews, David Martin, Ken Cecil, Leo Martin, Jr., J.D. Cecil, Jr.; niece, Renae Martin; and grandchildren, Emily McBroom, Ben McBroom, Nathan Horton, Ryan Horton.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19th at Gospel Baptist Tabernacle Church with Pastor David Bolick officiating.

The family would like to thank the Duke Regional Hospital Orthopedic Staff and Duke Regional Hospice Staff for their kind and professional support in the care of Cleo Martin.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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Cemetery Details


Gospel Baptist Tabernacle Cemetery Final Resting Place

2646 Orange Grove Rd
Hillsborough, NC 27278

2646 Orange Grove Rd Hillsborough 27278 NC
United States

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