Charles F. Martin

May 03, 1929 ‒ October 12, 2015

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Charles F. Martin, age 86, of Mount Vernon Ave., Mount Vernon, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 12, 2015 at Knox Community Hospital. He was born on May 3, 1929 in Tuscarawas County, Ohio the son of Albert and Susie (Longstreth) Martin. Charles served in United States Army during the Korean Conflict and retired in 1984 after eighteen years of employment with Chattanooga Glass Company.

He was an active member of the Hillcrest Church of Christ in Utica and the family will always remember listening to his favorite hymns “Eastern Gate” and “I Believe in Mt. Calvary.” Through loving thoughts, prayers and memories, we will keep his spirit alive.

He is survived by his daughter, Nancy (Ralph) Hall of Martinsburg, three grandchildren, Bryan (Lisa) Hall, Nathan (Amy) Hall and Aaron Hall, five grandchildren, Andrew Hall, Anastasia Hall, Jeremiah Charles Hall, Alyssa Hall and Ryan Hall, a brother, Junior (Ann) Martin of Mount Vernon and a sister, Shirley Spellman of Mount Vernon.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Jeraldine Martin and seven brothers and sisters, Clarence Martin, Carl Martin, Monedta Fletcher, Edith Jackson, Mildred Martin, Phillip Martin and Earnest Martin.

A funeral service will be held on Friday beginning at 11 a.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home where friends may call one hour prior. Mr. Trevor Brailey will be officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Mound View Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Charles’s name may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Charles F. Martin.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. I was shocked to hear of Uncle Charlie’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I’ll never forget the afternoons I’d spend with y’all between morning and evening Sunday services. God bless you and much love

  • Our deepest sympathy for the loss of Charles, who always made everyone around him smile. He always listened and was interested in what everyone had to say. He was a true, loyal and spiritual friend to all who knew him. He will be missed. May God bless his family during this difficult time.

  • I will certainly miss my uncle Charley. He was not only a great person but a patriot. He served in Korea in the 1st Cav and was wounded in action. It was only yesterday when I got the news. Living far from relatives certainly has its disadvantage.

  • Mr. Martin was one of my customers when I worked at Time Warner Cable. He was always a pleasure to wait on, and was a kind man.