Juan Antonio “Tony” Martinez of Lubbock passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the age of 57. He was born July 27, 1962 in Eagle Pass to Edward and Elena (Lopez) Martinez. Tony grew up in the area where he started working at the age of 13. He had a natural talent of being a handyman and enjoyed working in the construction industry. He met his soulmate, Minnie Bernal, in 2007 and they married July 24, 2019. Tony was a family man and of the Catholic faith.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Minnie; children, Anthony and Daisy of Carrizo Springs; step-children, Ricky Hinojosa of Lubbock, Cristal Moreno and husband Josue Perez of Ft. Worth, Theodore Moreno and wife Shelly of Lubbock, and Victoria Valdez of Temple; 24 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Tony was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Willie Martinez.
Private services will be held at a later date.