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Charles Jones Martin III
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  • First (Scots) Presbyterian Church
    53 Meeting Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“Charlie was my dearest and oldest friend, we met at NYU in 1972 we were both in the Prosthetics and Orthetics program. He graduated and moved to...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Craig Talbot - Nth Charleston, SC

“My condolences to Charles Martin's family and friends. We only met once but we stayed in touch until about a year ago. I feared that he might have...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Manuel Rosales - Los Angeles, CA

“My condolences to the Martin family. I pray God comforts the family during this time of bereavement. May the many loving and cherished memories of...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Lisa - SC

“So sorry to hear about Charlie's passing. We were neighbors in Wappoo Shores for over 20 years. He will be missed.Charlie Smith ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Charlie Smith - Charleston, SC

“I'm so sorry to hear about Mr. Martin's passing. May the God of comfort strengthen you to endure now and in the days to come. E. Brown ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“I originally met Charlie when we both sang with the Charleston Symphony Singers Guild. Charlie was also a neighbor on McClain Street and then became...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Ricahrd Davis - Charleston, SC

“Sorry for your loss ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Andrew Strobb - Charleston, SC

Charles Jones Martin III , 82, of Charleston, South Carolina, widower of Nelle Marie Martin entered into eternal rest Sunday, July 22, 2018. His funeral service will be held Saturday, July 28, 2018 in First (Scots) Presbyterian Church, 53 Meeting Street at 10:00. Burial following will be in Flemington Presbyterian Churchyard, Flemington, GA at 3:30 p.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Charles was born in Hinesville, Georgia on June 21, 1936 to Charles Jones Martin, Jr. and Anne Lucile Stacy Martin. Charles attended and graduated from Bradwell Institute. After high school, he attended the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. He graduated in 1959 with a chemical engineering degree. Charles served in the U. S. Army Signal Corps after graduation.

After his service in the military, Charles went to work for the Olin Corporation at their Pisgah Forest, North Carolina cellophane plant. He lived in nearby Brevard. It is here that he met Nell Marie Teele. Charles and Marie were married on April 8, 1967 at Brevard - Davidson River Presbyterian Church. Marie died November 3, 1969 of cancer.

Seeking a career change, Charles moved to New York City and entered the New York University Orthotics and Prosthetics program. Upon completion of this study, he settled in Charleston, South Carolina to work in the field. After a time, he and several partners established an orthotics and prosthetics service business on Meeting Street. He continued to work there until his retirement. Even after his retirement, Charles continued to improve his knowledge of orthotics and prosthetics technology. While attending a conference abroad, Charles was struck by a truck. The result was a number of fractures to his right leg. The leg was subsequently amputated at the thigh. Thus, Charles then went on to use the products he had built and fitted for many years.

Charles resided in Charleston beginning in 1976. He was a member and sang in the choir at First Scots Presbyterian Church in Charleston. He enjoyed his time in the choir and with other choral groups. As the opportunity presented itself, Charles traveled extensively throughout the eastern United States.

Charles is survived by his older sister, Elizabeth Martin Dominy of Toomsboro, GA; niece, Anne Dominy Metz of Dacula, GA; and nephew Perry Martin "Marty" Dominy of Toomsboro, GA.

Memorials may be made to First (Scots) Presbyterian Church, 53 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401.

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