Mr. Martinez was born Sept. 14, 1944, in Beeville to Ysabel Marinez and Olivia Galvez Martinez. He served in the U.S. Army for four years and was a retired butcher.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Rosa Martinez of Beeville; two sons, Michael Martinez and Ysabel Martinez III, both of Beeville; a daughter, Penny Martinez of Beeville; the mother who raised him, Manuela Diaz Martinez, of Beeville; seven brothers, Rene Martinez and Albert Martinez, both of Beeville, Robert Martinez of Houston, Carlos Martinez and Raymond Martinez, both of San Antonio, and Rey Martinez and Mayo Martinez, both of California; two sisters, Mary Pena of Corpus Christi and Rosa Linda Martinez of Arkansas; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
A prayer service was held Friday, Dec. 27, at 6:30 p.m. with a rosary to follow at 7 o’clock at Trevino Funeral Home. Burial was private.
Treviño Funeral Home