Pastor Larry Carlton “Bubba” Martin was born on June 10th, 1954 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Earl W. Martin Jr. and Alice Louise Martin (Lord.) Larry attended grade school in the Indianapolis area, and graduated from Washington High School. Upon graduation he attended Oakland City College on a full ride Track and Field scholarship. After college, Larry worked at Stokely VanCamp for several years before deciding to join the Indianapolis Fire Department. Larry, who was often referred to by his peers as “Bubba,” was sworn in as a member of the Indianapolis Fire Department on November 30, 1980.
Larry’s most favorite thing to do was to preach the Gospel! At the tender age of 12, Larry accepted his calling to preach the gospel. He attended Crossroads Bible College before being ordained as a Pastor on August 16th, 1998. Soon thereafter, Larry founded and Pastored “From the Inside-Out Ministries, Inc.” He would go on to devote his life’s work to Building up the Kingdom.
Larry and Veneshia “Vee” or “Babe” as Larry often referred to her, wed on January 7th, 1998. Together they parented five beautiful daughters, all in which whom Larry was extremely proud and boastful of. After twenty-eight years of service, Larry retired from the Indianapolis Fire Department on March 16, 2018. During retirement, Larry managed a local bread and pastries shop, Aunt Millie’s from 2009 – 2011.
Preceding him in death are his parents Earl W. Martin Jr. and Alice Louise (Lord) Martin. Larry is survived by his beautiful wife Veneshia A. (Ford) Martin, 4 Brothers, Earl W. Martin III “Butch,” Stewart B. Brooks “Bruce,” Darryl Martin, James R. Martin “Jim” 2 Sisters, Darcia “Brenda” Wilcox (Daniel Wilcox) and Anita “Lynn” Gilbert. 5 Daughters, Alicia M. Martin, Erika K Martin-Davis, Latrisha C. Martin, Maniqua A. Cunningham (Pastor Christopher Cunningham) and Lakisha D. Fox. 11 Grand Children, 1 Great-Grand Child and a Host of Niece’s & Nephews.
Pastor Larry C. Martin will be truly missed by his family and friends.
Celebration of Life will be held Saturday October 6, 2018 at 10 am to 12 with service at 12, at the Alpha & Omega Church of the Living God, 1703 E 30th St, Indianapolis, IN 46208
Please have all flowers sent to the church.