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Joshua-Dwayne Anthony Martin, Jr. Obituary


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“SGT Ferris & SGT Martin, Joshua was a joy to have at Pierce Terrace. During his time at PT, he always brought joy and lots of smiles to the...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Brian Perry - Columbia, SC

“May God give you for every storm, a rainbow, For every tear, a smile, And a blessing in each trial. For every problem life sends, A faithful...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Cheryl Jackson - Fort Jackson, SC

“Joshua touched so many lives and was a blessing to Pierce Terrace School students and staff. I will always have a special place in my heart to hold...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Norma Kimrey Colwell - Columbia, SC

“Sgt. Ferris and family: You will never know how much my life has changed since I met both you and Joshua. The time I spent in the classroom as...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Deborah Hazzard - Columbia, SC

“My deepest sympathies during your time of loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Mario Ramelb

“To Bro. Martin, May the love of God, encase you and your family in this time of berevedment . Keep the sweet memory of your son in your heart. ...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Bro. Charles Drayton, Junior Warden - SC

“My deepest sympathy to your entire family. I was blessed to have Joshua in my class. He graced us each day with his warm smile and sweet presence....Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Reanna Clifton - Columbia, SC

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8 of 12 | Posted by: Mrs. Magill- CCP Counselor - SC

“Although I only knew your sweet boy for a short time, he touched my life. I am a better nurse for meeting Josh, his parents, and big brother. The...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Sheila Evans - Columbia, SC

“Dear Jasmaine, I am so very sorry about the loss of your brother. I wanted to come see you but I was told your family was going to Charleston. ...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Mrs. Magill- CCP Counselor - SC

“SGT Ferris, Keep you and yours in my prayers. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Melody Collins - Columbia, SC

“May God comfort and keep you and your family during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. LTC Raymond Simons Director, FJ DES ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: LTC Raymond T. Simons - SC - None


Joshua-Dwayne Anthony Martin, Jr., age 7, of North Charleston, SC, died Monday, November 19, 2012. A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, November 24, 2012 in the J. HENRY STUHR, INC., NORTHWOODS CHAPEL, 2180 Greenridge Road at 2:30 pm. Interment, Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in J. Henry Stuhr Northwoods Chapel.

Joshua was born June 25, 2005 in Columbia, SC, son of Dwayne Anthony Martin and Leslie Ann Ferris. Joshua attended first grade at CC Pinckney Elementary School in Fort Jackson, SC and Pye Elementary School in North Charleston, SC. He enjoyed using his telescope, Transformers, Cars and his favorite LEGO man was "Halo."

He is survived by his father, Dwayne Anthony Martin and his wife Stephanie of North Charleston, SC; mother, Leslie Ann Ferris of Columbia, SC; sisters, Jasmaine Martin of Charleston, SC and Jada Ferris of Columbia, SC; brother, John Ferris of Columbia, SC; step-brother, Shevard Graham and step-sister, Simone Graham of both Charleston, SC; paternal grandparents, Donna and Greg Richardson of Atlanta, GA; maternal grandmother, Barbara Christian of FL; step-grandmother, Betty Phillips of Charleston, SC; and a large extended family.

Memorials may be made to Make A Wish Foundation of SC, 3520 Meeks Farm Road, Suite-C, Johns Island, SC 29455.