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Funeral service for Robert Garcia Martinez, 76, of Point will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, May 6, in the chapel of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home. Visitation will precede the service by one hour. His sons will officiate. Interment will follow the service in Prospect Cemetery.
Mr. Martinez passed away on the evening of May 1, 2017, at his home.
He was born Jan. 19, 1941, in Alice, to Rufino Villarreal and Elvira Garcia Martinez.
He married Audelia Longoria in Alice on March 17, 1958. They were married 54 years.
Mr. Martinez owned and operated a masonry business with many customers in the Hunt and Rains county areas, as well as other counties and towns.
About mid-life, Mr. Martinez began preaching the gospel along with his wife. They were both preachers and held a jail ministry in the county jails around the area.
Survivors include: Robert Martinez (Mary) of Cash, Joe Martinez (Claudia) of Greenville,
Roel Martinez (Victoria) of Plano, Ronald Martinez (Rachel) of Point and Jeffrey Martinez of Rockwall; 20 grandchildren: and numerous great-grandchildren.
His wife preceded him in death on May 16, 2012.
Published on May 4, 2017
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