Mr. Martinez was born on May 16, 1951, in Refugio to Santos and Maria Martinez.
He worked at Moore Funeral Home for more than 40 years until he retired.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Edward Martinez.
Survivors include his wife, Hortencia Martinez; two sons, Robert (Leticia) Cuellar and Richard Ramirez, both of Refugio; two brothers, Perfecto (Margie) Martinez of Atlanta, Ga., and Sylvester Martinez of Refugio; three sisters, Guadalupe Garza, Gloria Garcia and Mary Helen Hinojosa, all of Refugio; and five grandchildren, Samantha Perez, Darrion Cuellar, Briyana Cuellar, Alexandria Cuellar and Alyssa Cuellar.
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today (Thursday) at Moore Funeral Home Chapel.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Friday, March 21, at St. James Catholic Church in Refugio.
Burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Refugio.
Pallbearers will be Matt Garza, Alex Garza, Jason Garza, Mark Garza, George Martinez and Richard Ramirez.
Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Cuellar, Darrion Cuellar, Michael Moore, J.R. Moore, Sylvester Martinez, Roy Ruiz and Perfecto Martinez.