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Charles James Martin Sr.


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Charles James Martin Sr. Obituary
Charles James Martin Sr.
EAST PEORIA - Charles James Martin Sr., 81 of Clinton, IL, passed away at 9:20 a.m. Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Heartland Health Care Center-Riverview in East Peoria, IL.
Masonic services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, followed by religious services, with the Rev. Randy Myers officiating, at Calvert Funeral Home in Clinton, IL. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Clinton, IL, with military honors. Visitation will be from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the Children's Hospital of Illinois.
Charles was born on January 26, 1937, in Charleston, IL, the son of Uriel and Wilma (Butler) Martin. He married Sandra Sue Kennedy on July 23, 1960, in Clinton, IL. She passed away on December 20, 2010.
Survivors include his children, Charles J. (Susanne) Martin Jr. of Colorado Springs, CO, and Ginger (Mark) Barton of Mapleton, IL; 5 grandchildren, Jason, Jacob, Jesse, Janine and Jennifer; 14 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Henry Martin of Clinton, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ronald Martin.
Charles retired from the Illinois Department of Transportation after 37 years.

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Published in Peoria Journal Star from June 13 to June 15, 2018
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