Richard Martinez was born March 13, 1960 in Slaton to Porfirio & Angelita Martinez. He worked at S & W Seed Company for many years and enjoyed watching movies, taking care of his dogs, fishing, gardening and was an avid Dallas Cowboys Fan. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.
In the early hours of March 15, 2020, Richard Martinez went to be with his Lord. Those left to cherish his memory are his mother Angelita Martinez, his companion, Rachel Ramirez, three daughters, Amy Martinez, Susanna Montoya, Elaine Martinez; three brothers, Porfirio Martinez Jr., Joe Luis Martinez, Steve Martinez; two sisters, Angie DeLeon, Dora Jane Martinez; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his father Porfirio Martinez Sr. and a sister Mary Lou Garcia. Services for Mr. Martinez will be 10:00 am Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Calvillo Funeral Home and Chapel with Pastor Elias Garcia officiating. Burial will follow in Englewood Cemetery under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home There will be a prayer service on Tuesday March 17, 2020 at 7:00p.m. with a viewing starting at 9:00a.m. on the same day.