High Point – Larry Charles Martin, 85, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020.
Born December 7, 1934, in Cramerton, NC, Charlie was the son of the late Larry Pitts Martin and Kathleen Hanna Martin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Ann Helderman Martin and his second wife, Julia Broadway Martin. Charlie was a veteran of the US Army, where he toured Germany behind Elvis Presley. He later graduated from East Carolina University and loved going to football games to cheer on the Pirates. Charlie was an avid golfer and had the opportunity to travel twice to Scotland to play at Saint Andrew’s. He loved watching sports and Westerns and spending time with his beloved family.
Charlie was a devout member of Green Street Baptist Church where he formerly was on the Deacon Committee. He worked for Burlington Industries, and later was the Assistant City Manager for the City of High Point for nearly 25 years.
Charlie is survived by two daughters, Pam Martin and Amy Martin, both of High Point; step children, Everette Furr and Wendy Beck (Randy), both of Thomasville; granddaughters, Stephanie Riggs Loflin (Jon) and Faith Riggs; a great grandson, Charles Jay Loflin; and four step children, and five step great grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 2:00 pm Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Gaston Memorial Park in Gastonia, officiated by Rev. Frank Hensley.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to The Mended Hearts, Inc. Resource Center, Merry Acres Executive Building, 1500Dawson Rd, Albany, GA 31707.
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The Mended Hearts, Inc. Resource Center
Merry Acres Executive Building, 1500 Dawson Rd., Albany GA 31707