Charles Martin Carl
1931-2023

The celebration of life for Charles "Martin" Carl, 92 year-old Enid resident is 10:00AM Friday, September 15, 2023 in the First Presbyterian Church. Rev. Marcy Carl officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home.

Charles "Martin" was born in Douglas, Oklahoma on January 11, 1931 to Lloyd and Lala (Long) Carl and died Sunday, September 10, 2023 in the Commons in Enid. He was Baptized at the Christian Union Church in Douglas, Oklahoma on August 6, 1944 by Rev. Darrel Wayne Donahue.

Martin attended Douglas schools graduating in 1949. He attended one semester at Oklahoma A&M until drafted into the Korean War where he served in Alaska as a Corporal in the Artillery Division of the US Army.

He married Kay Donna Shults on September 4, 1955 at the Waukomis Methodist Church. Upon his discharge from the Army he worked in the accounting department for Champlin Petroleum working in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas until his retirement in 1986. He worked as a bookkeeper

at S&Q Clothiers for 2 years before going to work at the Garfield County Treasurer's Office and retired from there in 2014.

He was a decon and Elder at First Presbyterian Church and a member of the American Legion and Lion's Club.

He is survived by his wife Kay, of the home, Three children: Judy Kay(Mike) Helberg of Enid, Kathy Elain(Melvin) Grantz of Covington, Oklahoma, and Bruce Martin Carl(Marcy) of Georgetown, South Carolina. Four Grandsons: Brian(Jenna) Helberg, Jedidiah(Heather) Helberg, Jeremy Donnell(Brittney) and Nicholas (Rebecca) Donnell. One great-granddaughter:Ryan Donnell; Nine great-grandsons: Drake Donnell, Brady Helberg, Sawyer Donnell, Bentley Helberg, Harper Chancellor, Landon Helberg, Brooks Helberg, Bode Donnell, Bowen Helberg, and Asher Helberg. A sister Norma Ruth Miller.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two great-grandchildren: Lily Helberg and Maddox Helberg, and one brother: Bruce Wesley Carl.

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Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home
601 W Broadway Ave
Enid, OK 73701
580-233-1700
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