Charles "Dawg" Martin passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. Husband of Leza Hubble Martin for 32 years. Father of Ashley Brasher (Josh) and the late Myles Edward Martin. "Papy" of Peyton Brasher. He is also survived by his stepfather, Jay Ortego; his step brothers, Jay and Joe Ortego; many nieces and nephews and his club brothers: Pat "Roadhog" Patterson, Uncle Jerry, Crazy Mack, Pops, Harley Charlie, Top Hat, Kickstart and Terry Thibodeaux. He was preceded in death by his parents, Buford Martin and Maggie Ortego and his brothers: James, Raymond, Jojo and Randy.
Charles was a fixture in the south Louisiana biker community for many years and was a charter member of the "Brotherhood of Old School Bikers". Anyone who rode a bike knew who "Dawg" was. May he ride with the angels now.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 12:00 pm at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive in Metairie. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until noon.