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David Charles Martin

May 15, 1929 ~ March 7, 2019 (age 89)

David Charles Martin, 89, of Smithsburg, MD, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Hospice of Washington County, Doey’s House, of Hagerstown, MD. Born Wednesday, May 15, 1929 near Cearfoss, MD, he was the son of the late John H. Martin and Luella Mae (Coss) Martin. He was a member of Maranatha Brethren Church of Hagerstown. He was owner and operator of Dave’s Wholesale Produce for over 40 years. He enjoyed yard work and gardening. David is survived by his wife of 69 years, Dorothy M. (Fritz) Martin whom he married August 20, 1949, son, Terry L. Martin and wife Gail, daughter, Sharon G. Fay and husband Gary, grandsons who he loved dearly, Travis M. Fay and wife Megan, Zachary D. Fay and wife Jami and Adam C. Fay and wife Abbie, great-grandchildren, Chloe Fay, Jake Fay, Eliana Fay and Everett Fay, sisters, Elva C. Petre, Lois C. Bates and Naomi C. Strite and numerous nieces and nephews. David was preceded in death by granddaughter, Lindsay A. Fay, sister, Martha C. Halteman and brother, Daniel E. Martin. Services will be held Monday, March 11, 2019 at 11:00am at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, MD, with Pastor John Miller officiating. Burial will be in Smithsburg Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, March 10, 2019 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm and Monday, March 11, 2019 from 10:00am – 11:00am at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of David Martin to, Maranatha Brethren Church 19835 Scott Hill Dr. Hagerstown, MD, 21742 or Hospice of Washington County Doey’s House 747 Northern Ave. Hagerstown, MD, 21742 or www.hospiceofwc.org. Online condolences may be offered at, www.jldavisfh.com.

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