1964 - 2016

Charles Robert “Chuck” Martin, 52, of Newport, Ky., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at Saint Elizabeth Hospice Facility in Edgewood, Ky.

He was preceded in death by his late father, Carl L. Martin.

Chuck is survived by his loving mother, Betty Martin; beloved wife, Kathy Malicek; stepchildren, Shawn Malicek, John Malicek and Angel Malicek; sons, Jordan and Joey Sondag; brothers, Carl Martin and Loren Martin; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Chuck served as a member of the United States Navy and after serving for eight years he retired and became a heavy machine operator.

Chuck loved the outdoors, and was big into hunting and fishing.

Services for Chuck will be handled in private at the convenience of his family.

Serenity Funeral Care in Covington, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.

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