A longtime Saline County doctor Joseph Martindale, 88, of Benton, died Wednesday. 

He is preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Betty Martindale. 

He is survived by two sons: Dr. Joseph Leon Martindale, Jr. of Boulder, Colorado and Dr. Mark Alan Martindale (Cindy) of Benton, Arkansas; one daughter, Suzanne Marie Martindale of Springfield, Missouri and six grandchildren. 

A funeral service has been scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Worship Center of First Baptist Church of Benton. Bro. Rick Grant. Interment with military honors will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander. 

A visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Selph Hall at the church.  

A feature obituary will be published in an upcoming edition of The Saline Courier. 


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