March 24th, 2015

James E. Martindale
July 30, 1941 – March 22, 2015
Springville – James E. Martindale, 73, of Springville, died Sunday, March 22, 2015 at his residence.
Born July 30, 1941 in Springville, he was the son of Ezra and Geneva (Wagner) Martindale. He married Velma Jean Helton on March 31, 1964 and she survives. He was employed at Indiana Limestone Co., retiring in 1998. He was a member of Local #741. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and mushroom hunting. He especially enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Velma Jean, of Springville; three children, Terri Marie Robbins and husband, Kent, of Bedford, Shawn Redding of Bloomington and James Martindale, Jr. (Doodle) and wife, Lana, of Springville; eight grandchildren, Jason Veatch of Bloomington, Brent Veatch of Bedford, Allison Rayhill of Bedford, Shawna Roberts of Bloomington, Jena Clouse of Bloomington, Kristina Clouse of Bloomington, Thomas (T.J.) Martindale of Chicago and Cinnamon Martindale of Springville; eighteen great grandchildren; a very dear cousin, George (Mary) Lee of Kokomo; two sisters, Mary Lena Ratkovich and husband, Danny, of Patton Hill and Janet Baker of Solsberry; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ezra and Geneva Martindale and grandparents, Jim and Mary Wagner.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, March 25th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Robert Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Springville Cemetery West. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 m on Tuesday, March 24th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at