Juan Armando Martinez of Uvalde passed away on January 2, 2021 at Uvalde Memorial Hospital at the age of 83. He was born on June 16, 1937 in Uvalde to Juan and Eva (Torralva) Martinez.
He married Yolanda Martinez on November 9, 1957 in Uvalde.
He is survived by his daughters, Norma Sharp and husband, Victor Fuller of Angleton, Texas, Cynthia Garza of Uvalde, Lydia Delgado and husband, John and Bertha Ortiz and husband, Gabriel all of Angleton, Texas; sons, Juan Martinez, Jr. and wife, Carol, Ruben Martinez and wife, Elva all of Uvalde, Antonio “Tony” Martinez and wife, Monica of Austin and Andy Martinez and wife, Susie of Uvalde; brother, Rodrigo Martinez and wife Teresa of Uvalde; 27 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughter, Rachael Taylor; son, Armando Martinez; sister, Minerva Mercado, grandson, Matthew Martinez, granddaughter, Angela Casarez, son in law, Joe Garza and daughter in law, Ruby Garza.
A rosary will be held on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, January 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
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