William Judson Martin of Keysville, VA, went to be with the Lord at home surrounded by his family, Thursday, May, 20, 2021.  He was 92 years old. He was the son of the late Kermit Martin and Lou Ellen Dix Martin.

William is survived by his wife of sixty-eight years, Dorothy Adams Martin; two sons, Tommy Martin of Dillwyn, VA, and Leonard Martin (Carolyn) of Keysville, VA; five grandchildren, Timmy Martin (Rachel), Suzanne Piercy, Stephanie Sturgis (Michael), Amy Carriker (Bryan), Adam Martin (Roxanne); eleven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather.  William loved the Lord and his family very much.  He was always  a hard working  farmer.  William was a member and a Deacon of Friendship Baptist Church.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 23, 2021 at Cool Spring Christian Church Cemetery, Keysville, VA.  Public viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. May 22, 2021 at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in  Keysville, VA.

Condolence Messages

  1. Iris

    22 May 2021 3 years ago

    William always had a smile when you spoke to him. He was a pillar in our church at Friendship Church and all who knew him. Our loss is Heavens gain.

  2. Jimmie Dix

    22 May 2021 3 years ago

    I praise God for the blessing to have such a wonderful cousin. I pray for all the family during this time. I love you all! May God bless you all

  3. Janice Noblin

    22 May 2021 3 years ago

    William was Loving person never knew a stranger he would always be smiling would talk to you no matter who was around Lord be with the family during this difficult time always remember God has a wonderful angel

  4. Susan Martin Thomas

    23 May 2021 3 years ago

    Tommy and Leonard. I’m so sorry for your lost. I hate that our family wasnt close. I miss not knowing my uncle. Love Susan Martin Thomas

  5. Cheryl Whirley

    24 May 2021 3 years ago

    Such a kind man. God’s comfort and peace be with you.

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