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Juan Morales Martinez, age 70, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 in Houston, Texas.
Juan was born on March 19, 1946 to Macadio Martinez and Maria Del Carmen Morales Gonzalez. He served in the U.S. Army. Juan enjoyed hunting, fishing, barbequing, spending time with family and was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. He will always be remembered for his sense of humor, generosity, and for being a caring and loving person. Juan was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and grandfather. He is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters, Moises Caudillo, Mary Alice Martinez Chapa, Armando Martinez and stepfather Eleodoro H. Gonzalez.
He leaves his cherished memories to his wife Cecilia Medina Martinez; his children Juan M. Martinez Jr. (Sally), Sandra Martinez Ibarra (Roger), Robert M. Martinez (Priscilla), Christopher M. Martinez (Clarissa); his grandchildren Juan Martinez III, Lorenzo Rios, Nicole Delgado, Aaron Martinez, Austin Martinez, Ashlyn Martinez, Ryan Martinez, Nicholas Martinez, Aidan Martinez, Camden Martinez, Amelia Martinez; 7 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters Aurora Maldonado, Alonzo Martinez Sr. (Cindy), Albert Martinez Sr. (Janie), Rosalinda Barron, Sylvia Burkes (Todd), Irma G. Serna (Martin), Eleodoro Gonzalez Jr. (Esperanza), Raynaldo Gonzalez Sr. (Mary); numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at St. Peter Prince of Apostles Catholic Church.
Interment will follow at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery.