May 18, 1940 - October 7, 2021 Russell Edwin Martin was just one person, but the world to many. He used his heart and hands to do many great things. Born in Canton, Ohio to Edwin T. and Marie J. Martin. He was a Vietnam Veteran having served 38 1/2 years in the U.S. Air Force as an Aircraft Loadmaster. He retired in 1996 and married Lois Guy in Riverside, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Delbert, and daughter Carla. He is survived by his wife Lois, his brother Carl, sons Russell Jr. (Becky) and David, stepdaughters Jennifer (Karen) and Cyndi (Mike), grandchildren Johnathan (Hannah), Alicia (Thomas), Jake and Summer, and great-granddaughter Aurora. Russ was an active member of Magnolia Church in Riverside. Services will be held at Magnolia Church in Riverside, CA on Monday, October 18th at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, please honor his wishes by making a donation to Magnolia Church.
Published by The Press-Enterprise on Oct. 17, 2021.