Mr. Martinez was born June 13, 1961, in Beeville to Isabel Chavez Martinez and Manuela Diaz Martinez. He was a heavy equipment operator.
He was preceded in death by his father, Isabel Chavez Martinez; a sister, Janie Martinez Rivas; and a brother, Cosme Martinez.
Survivors include his wife, Esmeralda Martinez of Houston; mother, Manuela Diaz Martinez of Beeville, a son, Ricardo Martinez Jr. of Beeville; a daughter, Brittany Nicole Martinez of Beeville; eight brothers, Rene Martinez, Isabel Martinez Jr. and Albert Martinez, all of Beeville, Robert Martinez of Houston, Carlos Martinez and Raymond Martinez, both of San Antonio, Reynaldo Martinez of California and Amador “Mayo” Martinez; two sisters, Mary Peña of Corpus Christi and Rosa Linda Martinez McKenzie of Arkansas; and three grandchildren.
A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at Treviño Funeral Home.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, July 1, at St. James Catholic Church. Burial followed at Our Lady of Victory #2.
Pallbearers were Adrian Jordan Peña, Adrian Garcia, Gabriel Anthony Cantu, Jeffrey Lee Cantu, Marcos Troy Martinez, Rene Chavez Martinez, Ricardo D. Martinez Jr., Vicente Aranda Villarreal and Isabel Martinez III.
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