Raul T. Martinez

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Raul T. Martinez
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November 4, 1957 - October 30, 2019

Rotan-Raul T. Martinez, 61, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019, in Sweetwater. Funeral services were held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 2,

Survivors include his mother Grable, Martinez; a daughter Michelle Martinez, and a son Raul Martinez Jr. and wife Terra of Knox City. His grandchildren Kirstie, Kelsey, Kambrie, and Justin Cole Shelley of Rotan. Elizabeth, Gabriella, and Aryanna Martinez of Knox City. Sisters Lydia (Benjamin) Torres, Rosemary (Ernesto) Carreno, Linda Sosa, Vicky Martinez, Yolanda Timmons.

Wife Mary and her children Adrian, Yvette, Dominic, Oliver, and Audrey. Their children Cameron, Stonie, Nicholas, Landon, Carley, Colbey, Cage, and Cutter.

Pallbearers will be nephews Mark (Eric) Martinez, Joseph Benavides, Damien Alvarado, Joshua Benavides, Kevin Buchanan, and friend Paul Solis. Honorary Pallbearer will be his lifelong friend Raymond Messick 2019, at Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home. Burial followed at Belvieu Cemetery, directed by Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.

Born November 4, 1957, in Dallas, Raul was the son of Cruz, Sr. and Grable (Trejo) Martinez. He was a avid sports fan especially of the Dallas Cowboys. He worked for many years in Sweetwater at the Cotton Oil Mill. One of his favorite past times was barbequing for the family.

Raul is preceded in death by a son Christopher Michael Martinez, his father Cruz Sr., his brother Cruz Jr.,

and a sister Donna.

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