Charlie Martin Will Be Missed

Posted: May 11, 2010 in Uncategorized

Courtesy of Terre Haute Tribune-Star:

MECCA — Charles Ewing Martin, 71, passed away at 9:45 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2010, at his home in Mecca. Charles was born on May 17, 1938, in rural Parke County, to Robert Ewing and Sylvia (Call) Martin. He graduated from Rockville High school in 1956, and immediately joined the U.S. Navy, where he served aboard the USS Thrush minesweeper. He was honorably discharged in 1959. On May 14, 1966, Charles married Jeanette Fern Rudisel of Terre Haute and settled in Mecca. Charles and his family are members of the Mecca Christian Church, where he has served as a deacon and an elder. He was an avid gardner, hunter and fisherman, and had coached several boys baseball teams in the Mecca and Clinton areas.

Charles retired after 30 years of service from Wabash Fibre Box/International Paper Company.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanette of Mecca; one son, Charles Richard and his wife Angel and children Jacob and Maggie of Clinton; one daughter, Jenny Kwiatek and her husband Brad and their son Connor of Saltsburg, Pa.; five sisters, June Thomas of Rockville, Martha Livengood of Plainfield, Treva Smith of Dublin, Ga., Barbara Medley of Indianapolis, and Rose Mary Fortner and her husband Roger of Pittsboro; one brother, Ernest and his wife Doris of Pittsboro; and several beloved nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at Barnes and Rice Funeral Home, 111 East High St., in  Rockville, on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Madonna Hardesty officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 11, 2010, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral  home. Burial will be at Memory Garden Cemetery in Rockville.

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