Jesus Martinez, 84, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great-grandfather was called to his final resting place on December 13, 2020. He entered this world on August 8, 1936 in Port Lavaca, TX. He was born to Juan and Prisca Martinez and married to Angelita Torres in Sinton, TX on August 13, 1956. He is survived by his children Viola Hernandez (Romero), Irma Garcia (Jesse), Janie Bocanegra, Gloria (Lupe) Torrez, Ruben (Josie) Martinez, Alice (Mario) Martinez, Lori (Elias) Garcia, and Belinda Martinez; 22 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; his siblings Mary Singletary, Joe Martinez, and Susie Fernandez. He was preceded in death by his wife Angelita, their sons Jose and Johnny Martinez, as well as his siblings Emerteria Pauda and Ramon Martinez. Jesus was a member of Our Lady of Grace for many years where he served as an usher. He loved spending time with family and friends and beautifully playing his guitar. Jesus was a dedicated Dallas Cowboys fan.
Family is invited for visitation from 3:00 to 7:00 pm and to pray the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. on December 17 at Guajardo Funeral Chapels.
A graveside service will be held Monday, January 4, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Resthaven Cemetery under the direction of Guajardo Funeral Chapels.
Pallbearers for the services are Ramiro Hernandez, Jason Garcia, Daniel Bocanegra, Julian Saldana, Zachariah Martinez, Kevin Bustillos, and Isaiah Flores.
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