Charles Laurence “Larry” Martin, 50, of Carmel passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at IU Health North Hospital. He was born on March 16, 1972 in Indianapolis to Charles and Erna (Blenkle) Martin.

Charles is a 1990 graduate of Carmel High School. He completed his undergraduate studies at Indiana University and earned his Ph.D. from Garrington University. He was a entrepreneur who owned several businesses.

Charles had a great sense of humor, was quick-witted, very caring about others and was a forever friend to many.

Charles enjoyed golfing at local golf courses, dining at Korean restaurants, and fishing. He was a talented sketch artist and loved to snowmobile in the winter months. He enjoyed Asian culture, dining adventures, traveling, cooking and loved spending time with his friends and family.

Charles is survived by his parents; three sisters, Marlene (Gregory) Miller of Carmel, Charlene Gaard of Sheridan, and Laurene (Mike) Johnson of Westfield; many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and his dog Lemon Drop.

He is preceded in death by his nephew, Charles Derrick Gaard; and his dog, Butterscotch.

Visitation will be held from 10:00am – 11:30am on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Colonial Hills Baptist Church (8140 Union Chapel Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46240). Funeral services will immediately follow at 11:30am with Pastor Tom Coffman officiating.

Charles will be interred at Spencer Cemetery in Sheridan, IN at 1:30pm on Saturday.