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Cambridge- Martin "Uncle Mart" Wayne Dyke, 59, of Cambridge, NY passed away Friday, May 11, 2018 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington.
Born April 16, 1959 in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Wilfred L. Dyke and Lucy "Betty" Surdam Hayes.
Marty was an alumnus of Cambridge Central School and enjoyed watching and cheering for the CCS Indians as an avid football fan.
Marty lived and worked the majority of his life in Cambridge as a mechanic but resided for a few years in Georgia with family.
A cherished member of the family, Marty is survived by his sisters, Gloria Dawley and Deborah (William) Whalen of Cambridge, Wanda (James) Lomax and Wendy (Dhimitri) Kollar of McDonough GA, several nieces and nephews, & best friend Sean "Beaner" Ashton. Marty loved spending time with his family and was hoping to make one more trip to visit his beloved family in Georgia before his passing.
Marty enjoyed celebrating life and getting "way-hayed" with family & friends. Whether playing cards and yard games, watching NASCAR, the Giants, and the Yankees, or just sitting by a fire, he always looked forward to raising a cup to toast the people around him.
To celebrate the life of Marty, friends and family are invited to gather on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the Ackley, Ross & Gariepy Funeral Home, 73 West Main Street, Cambridge from 4:00-5:00 pm. A funeral service will be held at 5:00 pm.
A burial service will be held at Woodlands Cemetery in Cambridge on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 10:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad, 37 Gilbert Street, Cambridge, NY 12816 "or whatever and everything."
Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad
37 Gilbert Street, Cambridge NY 12816