Martin T. Carlin
age 79, of Chandler, Arizona, passed away peacefully on December 25, 2013, in his home. He was born April 27, 1934 in Indianapolis, Indiana, son of Vernon Carlin and Lucile LeMasters Carlin. He married the love of his life, Lou Ann Walk, on June 24, 1961. She survives.
Martin received his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. He proudly served in the United States Navy aboard the U.S.S. Iowa. He worked for Ford Motor Company for 37 years, retiring as a Plant Engineer. Martin was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. All who knew him were forever changed for the better. He will be greatly missed.
In addition to his wife Lou Anne, Martin is survived by two sons, Mark Carlin and his wife Lisa of Gilbert, AZ, and Greg Carlin and his wife Livia of St. Petersburg, FL; and two grandsons, Matthew and Erik Carlin, both of Gilbert, AZ. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Stan and Weldon Carlin.
There are no services planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Autism Society of America. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mariposa Gardens Memorial Park & Funeral Care , Mesa, AZ. http://www.mariposagardens.com