Kenton Sterling Martindale, 60, North Manchester, died at 8:45 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at his home. He was born Sept. 23, 1958, in Wabash County, to Richard Edward Martindale and Lois Jean Flynn.
Kent “Buff” was a 1977 graduate of Northfield High School and attended Indiana University. He married Laura Rager in Wabash on July 10, 1993. He worked for Bellinger Construction, Gaunt & Son Asphalt, and also Moore Construction. Buff was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and a member of Cruizin Illusions. He enjoyed going to auctions with his twin brother and traveling with his sons.
He is survived by his wife, Laura Rager and two sons, Samuel Timothy Edward Martindale and Joseph David Nicholas Martindale, all of North Manchester, two sisters, Louise (Dennis) Hart of Fort Wayne, and Lisa (Mark) King of Wabash, twin-brother, Thomas Martindale of Wabash, his step-sister, April Martindale, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
There will be a Celebration of Buff’s life at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, 207 W. Main Street, North Manchester with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating. Friends may call 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is Parkinson’s Foundation.