Lynal Martin

Published 7:47 pm Tuesday, October 8, 2019

CARROLLTON — Lynal Martin, 79, died Oct. 3, 2019. A native of Portsmouth, he was predeceased by his parents, Lonel and Annette Lowe Martin; and sister, Suzanne Albright.  Lynal was a retired engineer with Norfolk-Southern Railroad and retired owner of Martin General Hauling.  He was a member of Jackson Memorial Baptist Church, the NRA, and was an antique and classic car collector.

He is survived by his wife, Mary S. Martin; two daughters, Amy M. Sage and husband Lee, and Kristian M. Veale and husband Lloyd; four grandchildren, Heidi Sage, Holly Sage, Chelsea Veale and Henley Veale; and “adopted son,” Kevin Smith.

The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Bennetts Creek Chapel, Suffolk, on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 6-8 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. 

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