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Robin Martin

Robin Martin, age 61, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Sunday morning July 7, 2019 at home.

She was born Oct. 8, 1957, in Pearisburg, Va., and grew up in Narrows, Va. She was the daughter of Thomas Martin and the late Jean Robertson Walkup. Her brother, Donald Whittaker, and dear friend and ex-husband, Lawrence Thomas, also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her daughter, Wendy Myers of Pulaski, Va.; grandson, Hayden Myers; father and his family, Thomas Martin of Pearisburg, Va., and Tina, Venus, Regina, Winky and Peanut; sisters, Patricia “Pat” (Ted) Neely of Dublin, Va., and Anna (Richard) Slate of Dublin, Va., and brothers, Tony (Brenda) Martin of Narrows, Va., John (Michelle) Walkup of Narrows, Va., and Lawrence Walkup of Snowshoe, W.Va. She was dearly loved by her nieces and nephews, Erica, Shala, Mark, Rachel, Jordan, Jason, Amiah, Nakenzi, Myracle and Jackson.

Robin fought colon cancer for five years with a strength that was amazing. For over 20 years she was employed by Volvo Trucks, where she had many friends. Robin liked nothing better than to ride her motorcycle and drink a cold beer. She was an animal lover who loved being outdoors.

The family will have a visitation between 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, July 10, at Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski Va. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com.

Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski, Va., is handling arrangements for the family.



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