Burlington – Stanley “Scatter” Lamar Martin, Jr., age 65, passed away on January 4, 2021 at his home. Born in Onslow County on July 4, 1955, he was the son of Mary Fair Martin and the late Stanley Lamar Martin, Sr. Stanley was a member of St. Mark’s Church, a 1973 graduate of Walter M. Williams High School and worked for Lowe’s Home Improvement for many years.
Stanley was a loving, devoted and nurturing husband. He was an outdoor enthusiast who enjoyed beach trips, fishing, lawncare, and most importantly spending time with his family and friends. He also loved his animals, sports and listening to music. People were drawn to Stanley because of his infectious smile and outgoing personality. He never met a stranger and seemed to make a special connection with everyone he met. Stanley will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Stanley is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Beverly and in addition to his wife he is survived by his mother Mary; stepmother, Shirley Martin; brothers, Tim Martin (Obie), and David Martin; brother’s-in-law, Barry Swain (Ginger) and Brent Swain (Tina); mother-in-law Phyllis Massey (Fred); father-in-law Harrel Swain (Rena); a very special uncle, Billy Swain; and aunt, June Swain; nephews, Cameron Martin, Coley Martin (Alex), Rex Martin, Coleman Swain, Collin Swain, Carson Swain, nieces, Kylie Knapp (Robby), Maggie Hilliard (Toby), Sally Martin, Cassie Swain; and grandnephews, Kemper and Charlie Knapp.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to either The American Heart Association or The Alzheimer’s Foundation.
Due to COVID 19 the family will be having a private Celebration of Life service that will be held for the immediate family on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kevin Gilliam officiating, a longtime family friend.
You may sign the register book and view the video from 9-5 on Thursday at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory. You may also sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com.
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