Thomas Michael “Mike” Martin, age 63, passed away on March 20, 2020 at the Cabarrus County Hospice House in Kannapolis. A memorial service to honor his life will be held at a later date.
Mike was born in Covington, LA to the late Daniel Martin, Jr. and Emma Martin on January 14, 1957. He was a veteran of the Air Force and retired from the Albemarle Police Department after 26 years of service. After his retirement, Mike continued his law enforcement career as the Director of Security at Stanly Community College in Albemarle. He impacted many lives during his career and cherished the friendships he had made. Mike enjoyed being outdoors and had a passion for kayaking.
Mike is survived by his wife Dorothy Bligh of Albemarle, sons, Michael Martin (Meredith) and Chris Martin, two sisters, Mary Stire (L.C) of LA and Elizabeth White (Bruce) of LA.
In addition to his parents, Mike is preceded in death by a brother, Daniel H. Martin, III.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org or to a Hospice organization of your choice.
Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care of Albemarle is serving the Martin family.