Leandro “Marty” Martinez, 73 of Lockhart, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Oct. 21, 2016 at St. David’s Hospital in Austin, Texas. He was born on Feb. 27, 1943 to Florentino Martinez Sr, and Filberta Martinez.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Virginia Martinez; two daughters, Lydia Juarez (Ernest), Lisa Martinez, and one son, Marty Martinez (Bert
ha); and by two brothers, Florentino Martinez, Jr. (Mary), and Tony Martinez; eight grandchildren: Dana Salazar, Larry Salazar (Ashley), John Paul Juarez, Bianca Castillo (Chris), Amanda Juarez (Lukas), Gabby Martinez, James Martinez and Jonathan Martinez; and three great-grandchildren, Jayven Juarez, Pilar Salazar and Aiden Castillo.
Leandro was preceded in death by his parents and two daughters, Rebeca and Nancy Martinez.
Family will receive friends from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, at McCurdy Funeral Home, with the recitation of the rosary being held at 7 p.m. at St. Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church, 205 W. Pecan Street. The mass of celebration will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Larry Moseley, Scott Seeliger, Emilio Hernandez III, David Duran, Eric Martinez, Marcus Martinez Jr. and Dean Sanchez. Honorary pallbearers Ricky Valdez and Tony Tamayo.
A special Thank you to St. David’s Hospital, St. David Rehabilitation Hospital of Austin and to Ricky Valdez and Mrs. Valdez for all their kindness in providing transportation to his treatments.
Arrangement under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan, Lockhart, Texas, 78644.