Ricky “Ko-Chief” Nelson Martin was born in Granville County, on February 18, 1961 and after a brief illness, he departed his earthly life on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Universal Health Care. Ricky was the son of the late Mae Bell Robertson and Lonnie Martin.
He was educated in the Granville County Schools where he graduated with the J F Webb Class of 1980.
Ricky was self-employed as a car detailer and he loved to see his finished work sparkling and spotless.
He was married to Ella Lee Martin where they had one daughter, Achelci Martin of McComb, Mississippi. He later married Tonya Jones and they were also blessed with a daughter, Sierra Martin (Cedric) of Oxford, North Carolina.
In addition to his daughters he leaves to cherish many memories one granddaughter, Harleigh Amiracle Martin of McComb, Mississippi: four brothers, Bennie Martin and Charles Royster of Oxford, Frankie Robertson (Patricia) of Williamsboro, NC and Antonio Robertson (Rita) of Greensboro, NC; two sisters, Valerie Allen of Lexington, NC and Cindy Robertson of Norlina, NC; one uncle Willie Williams of Oxford; a devoted girlfriend, Vickie Robinson of Oxford; a devoted sister-in-law, Yvette Johnson, a caring mother-in-law, Jacqueline Jones and a host of other relatives and friends.
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