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C. Jason Smith - LIC, Co-Owner
Catherine A. Smith, LAFD, Co-Owner


Martin Thomas "Marty" Brand

October 31, 1949 ~ July 22, 2019 (age 69)
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Martin Thomas "Marty" Brand, 69, passed away Monday morning, July 22, 2019 at his home with his family at his side.

He was born October 31, 1949 in Morgantown, WV, a son of Russell James Brand who survives him in Morgantown, and the late Virginia Helen Lanham Brand.

Survivors include his companion Judy Duley Wise; two daughters, Trish Lehman Maxfield & husband Randy of MA, and Sarah Brand Yokum & husband Steve of Morgantown; three grandchildren, Timothy Martin Eikenberry, Aubriana Marie Eikenberry, and Nathan Charles Yokum; a brother, Mark Brand & his wife Sue of Charleston, WV, and a sister, Sue Brand of Morgantown. Additionally, he is survived by his companion's children, Tammy Furr, Angie Wise, and Bobby Wise, and his faithful canine companions, Snickers and Munch.

Marty was employed as a technician at American Homes on the Mileground for many years.

His family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Ruby Memorial Hospital for their care and compassion during Marty's stays and illness.

At Marty's request, he has been cremated.

A gathering of family and friends to celebrate his life & legacy will be held at Smith Funeral & Cremation Care, 108 Holland Ave., Morgantown, on Sunday, July 28th from 1 PM until 3 PM. At 3 PM all in attendance will be invited to share their fondest memories of Marty.

In lieu of flowers and because of his love of dogs, please consider making a contribution in Marty's memory to Animal Friends of North Central WV, PO Box 1090, Dellslow, WV 26531

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