Donald W. Martin, 67

July 25, 2009

JULY 13, 1942-JULY 23, 2009

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- Mr. Donald W. Martin, 67, of Greencastle, Pa., died at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 23, 2009, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, Md.

Born July 13, 1942, in Richmond, Va., he was the son of the late Lacy E. Sr. and Sally J. (Bartley) Martin. He spent his early life in Richmond.

Mr. Martin was a graduate of Manchester High School with the Class of 1960.

He and his wife of almost 30 years, Mrs. Diane A. (Abbott) Martin, were married Dec. 29, 1979, in Waynesboro. They had lived at their present residence since 1994.


Mr. Martin first was employed as a sales manager for Moffitt Bearings in Richmond, Va., and Atlanta, Ga. He later served as manager at Northaven Mobile Homes, Hagerstown, for 14 years, then worked at Lowe's Home Improvement Store, Chambersburg, and for Schaff's Mobile Homes, Fayetteville, Pa. He later owned and operated Don's Lawn Maintenance in the local area.

In the 1960s and 1970s, Mr. Martin served as a crew member for NASCAR Winston-Sprint Cup Race Team where he was responsible for the right front tire on car No. 90 on the Dunlevy Race Team.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Jacqueline A. Moore and her husband Robert of Midlothian, Va.; three grandchildren, Corey Moore of Victoria, Texas, and Jared C. Moore and Kaitlyn J. Moore, both of Midlothian; one brother, Lacy E. Martin Jr. and his wife Caroline of Chester, Va.; three nephews, many friends; and his fellow coffee drinkers at Sheetz.

Services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 27, 2009, in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, Pa., with the Rev. Ky Searcy officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

A second service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2009, in Fellowship Baptist Church, 2154 Coxendale Road, Chester, Va., with the Rev. Bernard Camden officiating. Burial will be in Dale Memorial Park, Chesterfield, Va.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services Tuesday morning in the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Franklin and Fulton County Unit, 384 Floral Ave., Chambersburg PA 17201.

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