Duncan Martin - Boiling Spring Lakes
Duncan Martin, age 74, of Boiling Spring Lakes passed
away Friday, June 7, 2013 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and
LifeCare Center in Wilmington.
Betty was born
February 13, 1939 in Glasgow, Scotland, daughter of the
late Fred Duncan and Helen Blackwood Duncan. She
graduated Whitehill College in Scotland and afterward
came to the United States to become a citizen in her
early twenties. Betty retired from Dosher Hospital after
16 years and was a member of the British Club. She loved
to dance and always wore a smile. Preceding her in death
was her brother Edward Duncan, sister Freda Timmons, and
step-son Gene Raymond Martin, Jr.
Survivors include her husband Gene Martin, Sr. of
Boiling Spring Lakes; step-son Timothy Martin of
Wilmington; two step-daughters Terri Poe and husband
Randy of Boiling Spring Lakes and Tracey Carroll and
husband Patrick of Wilmington; brother William Duncan of
Scotland; sister Mary Duncan Bekusch of Scotland; and
six step grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Thursday, June 13,
2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Reverend Trent
Watts officiating, with a reception to follow at the
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 12
from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lower Cape
Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center, 1414 Physicians Drive,
Wilmington, NC 28403.
& White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport