He was born on December 3, 1950 in Lubbock to Ramon H. and Herminia Longoria Martinez. He was a retired school teacher and of the Methodist by faith.
He is preceded in death by his parents Ramon H. and Herminia Longoria Martinez and brother Malachi L. Martinez.
Survivors include his companion George Mata of San Antonio; sisters, Ramona Wheeler of Runge, Sara M. (Lorenzo) Garcia of Runge, Martha Martinez of Borden, Rebecca Martinez and Aurelita M. Moreno of Austin; brothers, Moses L. Martinez of Runge, Joshua L. Martinez of Colorado Springs, Colo., Hector Martinez and Manuel Martinez of Kenedy.
A prayer service was held Friday, May 30, at 7 p.m. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 31 at 10 a.m. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment followed in the Runge Cemetery.