Carl C. Martin, age 86, of Lima died 12:50 p.m., Sunday Dec. 29 at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born May 25, 1927 in Huntsville, OH to Thomas and Bessie Towles Martin. He married Patricia Madden Hunt Oct. 25, 1975 and she preceded him in death March 23, 1986.
Mr. Martin had been a test operator at Clark Equipment. He was a life member of V. F. W. Post 1275 and had served in the U. S. Army during WW II. He was also a member of the U. A. W. Local 106 and Clark Equipment Retiree Club and 25 year Club.
Survivors include a son Carl M. (Debra) Martin of Lima, 2 stepsons: Brian (Loretta) Hunt of Zanesville and Bruce (Maria) Hunt of St. Petersburg Beach, FL, 1 grandson and 1 great grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by 3 brothers: Wesley, Clinton and Roy Martin and 2 sisters: Elizabeth Waltz and Thelma Helmlinger.
No public visiting hours are planned.
Private burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date.