Charles Landon Martin, age 75, of New Palestine, Indiana went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Community Hospital East. He was born on December 31, 1939 in DeKalb County, TN as the son of Dewey and Nina (Dale) Martin. He graduated from Liberty High School. Charles married Helen (Crawford) on September 20, 1957 in DeKalb County, TN.
He worked for Ford for 42 years before retiring in 2002. Mr. Martin was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and was devoted to God, his family, grandchildren and his church.
Charles is survived by his loving wife, Helen Martin of New Palestine; daughters, Teresa (Robert) Stout and Patricia (Jerry) Duncan both of New Palestine; five grandchildren, James Stout, Katrina Held, Andrew Stout, Chad Duncan and Maci Duncan; six great-grandchildren, Kimber, Jake, Josh, Alison, Aubrie and Natalie; sisters, Marie Stephens of Chattanooga, TN and Helen Swan of Lenoir City, TN; and brother, Royce Martin of Smithville, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey and Nina (Dale) Martin; three sisters; and one brother.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. until
8:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 15, 2015, at
10:00 a.m., also at the mortuary. Pastor Roger Kinion will be officiating.
Burial will follow at New Palestine Cemetery in New Palestine.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent directly to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or Calvary Baptist Church, 1450 W. Main Street, Greenfield, IN 46140 or envelopes will be available at the mortuary. Friends may share a memory or send a condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com or email condolences to email@example.com.