Roger Dale "P.Y." Martin, 60, of 102 East Claiborne Street, passed away Tuesday, June 25th, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Born in Gaffney, Mr. Martin was the husband of Kathy Parker Martin of the home and the son of Rachel Wilson Martin of Blacksburg and the late Palmer Frank Martin. He worked as a carpenter and was a member of Cherokee Falls Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife and mother, Mr. Martin is survived by a son, Jamie Dale Martin, of Columbia; two daughters, Misty Martin Evans and husband, John, of Blacksburg and Jessica Haleigh Martin of the home; two brothers, Jerry Martin and wife, Audrey, and Dennis Martin and wife, Candy, all of Blacksburg; two sisters, Lou Ann Hardin and husband, Dennis, and Hazel Martin, all of Blacksburg ; and four grandchildren, Jordan Evans of Blacksburg, Kaitlyn Evans of Blacksburg, Chad Evans of Cowpens, and Justin McCraw of Chesnee.
In addition to his father, Mr. Martin was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeremy Evans.
Memorial services will be held Friday, June 28th, 2013, at 4:00pm at Cherokee Falls Missionary Fellowship Church with Rev. Gregg Martin officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
The family will be at the home of Misty Evans, 339 Gibbons Road, Blacksburg.