- June 1, 1951 - September 27, 2016
- Corpus Christi, Texas
of Juan's Passing
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Juan Manuel Martinez, age 65, passed away on September 27, 2016 in Austin, Texas.
He was born on June 1, 1951 to Anselmo Martinez Sr. and Maria Inez Carvajal. He served in the U.S. Army from 1971-1976. He received the National Defense Medal. Juan loved playing solitaire, word search, was a cowboys fan and a Texas Longhorns fan. He will always be remembered for his humor. Juan was a loving father, son, brother and cousin. He is preceded in death by his wife Gloria Rodriguez Martinez, his parents, Anselmo Martinez Sr. and Maria Inez Martinez; brothers Pedro Martinez, Roel Martinez, Oscar Martinez, sister Dolores Alaniz, niece Irene Quesada; and his first wife Maria J. Martinez.
Juan Manuel Martinez is survived by his sons Joe Martinez (Pat), Juan Martinez Jr., Anthony Martinez (May), Isaac Martinez; stepsons Allen Rodriguez, Boyd Zuniga; daughters Christina Martinez, Missy Martinez, Valerie Verver (Eric), brother Anselmo Martinez Jr.; sister Martha Salinas (Zeke); 27 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with a Funeral Service to be held at 12:30 p.m.
Interment to follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park.