1956 Alan 2017

Alan Martin

January 11, 1956 — September 27, 2017

El Paso- Alan Roy Martin, 61, of El Paso passed away peacefully at 3:27p.m. on Wednesday, September, 27, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria surrounded by his family.

Alan was born on January 11, 1956 in Normal, IL a son of Lester and Ruth Schmidgall Martin. He married Sharon Leman on July 8, 1979 in Remington, IN. She survives.

Survivors include one son, Brent (Jessica Crouch) Martin of Secor; one daughter, Holly Martin of El Paso; mother, Ruth (Schmidgall) Martin of Eureka; two sisters, Donna (Tim) Carr of El Paso; Becki (Dean) Martin of Eureka; one brother, Larry (Debbie) Martin of Flanagan; four grandchildren, Walker, Vada, Winston, Willow and one due in December.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lester Martin.

Alan worked at Caterpillar then the Farm Shop in Congerville for many years. In recent years he worked out of his own shop in El Paso. He was a farmer in the El Paso area all of his life. He faithfully served the Lord for many years. His love for metal work, farming and Jesus will be greatly missed by all, especially his grandchildren.

Alan was a member of the Eureka Apostolic Christian Church where funeral services will be held at 10:00a.m. on Saturday, September, 30, 2017. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held on Friday, September, 29, 2017 from 4-8p.m. at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso and also from 9-9:45a.m. on Saturday before the services at the church. Burial will be in the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Cemetery. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso is handling arrangements for the family.

Alan was on the board of directors for the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka. The family would like donations directed to the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.

Visitation

SEP 29. 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris - El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738

Visitation

SEP 30. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CDT)

Eureka Apostolic Christian Church
700 W. Cruger
Eureka, IL 61530

Funeral Service

SEP 30. 10:00 AM (CDT)

Eureka Apostolic Christian Church
700 W. Cruger
Eureka, IL 61530

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