Russell L. Martin

Born: Mon., Jan. 25, 1937
Died: Sat., Mar. 24, 2018

Graveside Service

Location: Fountain Park Cemetery

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Russell L. Martin, 81, of Winchester, passed away on March 24, 2018, at the Pine Knoll Rehabilitation Center in Winchester.  He was born on January 25, 1937, in Bryant, IN, to Paul W. and Ermal M. (Fifer) Martin. 

Russ graduated from Bryant High School.  He served as a member of the National Guard.  Russ retired in 1999 from Portland Forge, as well as working as an officer for the Randolph County Sheriff’s Department and the Winchester Police Department.  He enjoyed ballgames, the outdoors, family, his grandkids and dogs. 

Russ is survived by his six children, Chris (Kim) Martin, Carey (Amber) Martin, Tammy Stoker, Tim Stoker, Terri Ashley, and Todd Stoker; seven grandchildren, Brandon Martin, Hayden Martin, Isaac Martin, Matthew Martin, Trenton Stoker, Spirit Stoker, and Versais Stoker; and a sister, Nellie Martin.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Janet; and two sisters, Betty Himes and Anna Martin.

Graveside service for Russ will be at 2:00 p.m., on Thursday, March 29, 2018, with Pastor Jeff Hensley officiating at the Fountain Park Cemetery, in Winchester.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Journey Home, 325 Oak St., Winchester, IN 47394, or Cops on Present Patrol, P.O. Box 408, Winchester, IN 47394.

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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Dave Toller
   Posted Mon March 26, 2018
My sincere condolences on the loss of your Father, you are in my prayers.

Cynthia Acree
   Posted Mon March 26, 2018
Chris & Carey my thoughts and prayers are with you both. He was a good guy I will miss him.

John Junco
   Posted Tue March 27, 2018
Chris and Carey, May the wonderful times and memories bring peace to you. Always enjoyed talking sports with your dad, because he understood the whole game. God Bless. John

Phil Humphries
   Posted Fri March 30, 2018
Godspeed, sir. 🇺🇸👮‍♀️

Mitch King
   Posted Fri April 27, 2018
My sympathies, great family!
Thanks for your friendship.
God bless, Mitch King

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