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George R. Martin

February 12, 1927 ~ January 13, 2017 (age 89)

Winklepleck-Weesner Funeral Home

320 N. High Street

Brownstown, IN 47220



George R. Martin, 89, of Freetown, IN., passed away on Friday, 1/13/17 at the Hoosier Christian Village in Brownstown, IN at 9:45 PM.

Mr. Martin was a U. S. veteran, and served as  minister at various Churches  in Indiana and Kentucky . The Churches he served are Slate Valley Christian Church, White Oak Christian Church, Houston Christian Church, Fairview Christian Church, Antioch Christian Church, Freetown Church of Christ, Gum Lick Christian Church, Baileys Chapel Christian Church. He had also been camp manager for Camp Calvary in Mackville, KY for over 20 years.

He enjoyed UK Basketball, the Detroit Tigers and the Cincinnati Reds. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Born on February 12, 1927 in Freetown, he was a son of James C. and Letha Fern (Brock) Martin.  On August 20, 1950 he married Elsie Morgan and she preceded him in death on February 9, 2009.

Survivors  include His Children: Sharon (Dennis) Taylor, James (Debra) Martin and Kevin (Tina) Martin.

8 grandchildren: Amanda Taylor, Leigh Ann Taylor, Tori Anderson, Hunter Martin, Caitlin Martin, Caleb Martin, Rachel Gernert, and Andrew Gernert.

He was preceded in death by 1 brother, Ralph Martin and 1 sister, Ruth Pfeiffer, his wife and his parents.

Funeral Arrangements

Visitation: Monday, January 16, at the Freetown Church of Christ from 4-8 PM. The funeral scheduled for Tuesday will be at the Freetown Church of Christ at 1:00 PM.  Barry DeWitt will officiate. Burial will follow in the Lucas Cemetery at Freetown. Military rites will be conducted at the grave.

Memorial donations to The Freetown Church of Christ or Hoosier Christian Village Aux or to Camp Calvary,

 Service Information

January 16, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Freetown Church of Christ
N. SR 135
Freetown, IN 47235

Funeral Service
January 17, 2017

1:00 PM
Freetown Church of Christ
N. SR 135
Freetown, IN 47235

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