Milton was born November 18, 1948 in Northampton county to the late Lonza Johnson Martin and Annie Marie Lacks Martin.
Milton was a member of Liberty Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved music and his band. Milton also loved his church and hearing the gospel.
He is survived by his wife Trudy Martin; his daughters, Sandy Wood and her husband Lonnie and Nicky LaRochelle and her husband Michael both of Roanoke Rapids; his son, Christopher Martin of Gillesville, GA; his step-children, Brenda Carmichael and her husband Brent, David Cabiness and his wife Lorie both of Halifax and Wayne Cabiness; his sister, Shirley Jones of Gasburg, VA; his grandchildren, Zachery Martin, Grady Martin, Lonnie Lee Wood, Matthew Wood and Audry LaRochelle; his great-grandson, Bryson Michael Hilter.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Monday, September 10, 2018 in the chapel of Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service with Rev. Tony Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:00 – 1:30 P.M. prior to the service at the funeral home and other times at the home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made c/o Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service, 507 Highway 158, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hockadayfs.com.