First Posted: 10/2/2006


CARLOS A. MARTINEZ, 48, died Sept. 29, 2006, as the result of an automobile accident.

He was born to Guillermo and Josefina "Cuca" Martinez. His mother preceded him in death and his father survives.

He married Cheryl Martinez, who survives.

Mr. Martinez was a videographer for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. Although he had a passion for movies, was an artist and enjoyed landscaping, his greatest achievement was being Papi to his daughter, Katy. He had a smile that will never be forgotten.

Survivors also include a daughter, Katherine Martinez; two brothers, Guillermo Martinez and Alberto (Christine) Martinez; a niece, Josie Martinez; and numerous relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Maria del Carmen.

Services will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Schoedinger Northeast Chapel, 1051 E. Johnstown Road, Gahanna.

Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Instead of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Katherine Martinez Education Fund at any Fifth Third Bank.

Condolences may be expressed at

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