Charles “Buddy” Richardson Martin, Jr. ’88

Charles “Buddy” Richardson Martin, Jr. ’88, 45, died Feb. 14 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz. A graduate of Davidson and UNC Chapel Hill, Martin was a doctor of pediatrics. He had two practices in Arizona, Southwestern Pediatrics in Phoenix and also in Maricopa. Survivors include his beloved daughter, Amiah; parents, Dr. Charles and Rebecca Martin, 206 Deborah Dr., Jacksonville, FL 28540; and three sisters, Susan Martin Nipper, Caroline Martin, and Elizabeth Martin Angell. Martin’s tenacity, courage, wit, and intelligence overshadowed any of his physical limitations. He served as an inspiration to others facing challenges in their lives. Memorials may be made to the Charles R. “Buddy” Martin, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund, Davidson College, Box 7174, Davidson, NC 28035-7174.