Martin B. Gershon, 86, of Hollywood, FL passed away on March 28, 2015. Martin was born on May 16, 1928 and grew up on St. Philip St. He was the son of Bessie and Samuel Gershon. He played football for the Charleston High Bantams and then was running back for the Citadel Bulldogs, Class of ’50. He will be forever known as the “Galloping Goat,” due to his running ability. He joined the Army and proudly served from ’50-’52. Martin moved his family back to Charleston after the Army, then briefly living in Miami, Philadelphia, and finally back in Florida where he spent the final 20 years happily near his two grandchildren, Isabella and Benjamin Torres; his daughter, Rachel Gershon Torres, (Edwin); son, Michael Gershon (Beth), and Faith Gershon.
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