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William Bruce Martin, 97, of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022. 

He was born in Northampton County in 1925 to the late Bealie J. Martin Sr. and Madie Allen Martin and was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Barnes Holloman and first wife, Helen Marie Martin; his daughter, Rebecca Martin Campbell, Daughter-in-law, Cathy S. Holloman; his brother, Bealie J. Martin, Jr., his sister, Janet Martin Hill and his brother, Stanley Martin. 

Bruce is survived by his sons, Garland E. Holloman, Jr. of Roanoke Rapids and T. Vance Holloman and his wife, Margot of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina; his grandchildren, Daniel M. Wise of Winchester, Virginia; Heather Wise Martin and her husband, Steve of New Market, Alabama, Kristen Bruce Wise and Tracy Seiler of Parrish, Florida and Brittany L. Holloman of Breckenridge, Colorado; his great-grandchildren Paige A. Martin, Jackson and Tyson Seiler; his sisters, Cleo White of Seaboard, North Carolina, Maude Leigh McClain of Greensboro, North Carolina and Jewel Britt of Conway, North Carolina; his brother, Bobby Martin of Conway, North Carolina; sister-in-law, Shirley Shaw and her husband, Fred as well as many nieces and nephews. 

Mr. Martin was a member of the Masons and Lions Club.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, August 5, 2022 at 11am at Askew Funeral Service-Jackson Chapel with Rev. Randy Martin officiating. 

A visitation will be held after the service.

Burial will be held privately. 

Online condolences may be made to www.askewfs.com