Charles G. Martin, 86, of Crozet, Va., died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at the Hospice of the Piedmont in Charlottesville, Va.
He was born March 27, 1927 in Albany to Leland and Hazel Martin. He married Frances Furlong on June 7, 1952.
Charles is survived by his wife, Frances Martin of Crozet, Va.; one son, Charles Martin Jr. of Bloomingdale; four daughters: Linda Napier of Lake Monticello, Va., Bonnie Floyd of Palmyra, Va., Candy Amero of Greenwood, Va., and Tammy Martin of Saranac Lake; one brother, Lealand F. Martin of Feurabush; three sisters: Betty Stellwagen of New Jersey, Ilene Aronove of North Carolina and Donna Phillips of Albany. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Charles served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, as well as in the National Guard. He was an active member of the American Legion in Charlottesville, Va., as well as the VFW in Saranac Lake. He was a constable for the town of Brighton, a truck driver many years ago, and a member of the Mountain Valley React in New York. He was proud to have his big family. A private family ceremony took place in Charlottesville, Va.