James David Martin

Published: Monday, July 1, 2013 at 09:11 AM.

James David Martin, 91, of 1005 Temples Point Road, Havelock, died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.

A native of the Harlowe community, he was employed as a longshoreman and was a member of the International Longshormen’s Association.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Piney Grove AME Zion Church with the Rev. Robert Little Jr. officiating.

Burial will follow in the Martin Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Gillette C. Martin of the home; three daughters, Matilda Martin of Norfolk, Va., Ardell Martin of West Miflin, Pa., and Joyce Martin McGriffin of Durham; one sister, Bessie Bunton, Bennettsville, S.C.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the residence.

Viewing will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern. 

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