I served in the Army.

Alfredo Martinez, Sr.I am a Veteran.

of Wilson, TX

January 9, 1951 - January 10, 2020


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Alfredo Martinez, Sr. of Wilson passed away surrounded by family on Friday, January 10, 2020 at the age of 69. He was born January 9, 1951 in Robstown, Texas to Jose Angel and Elida (Bazan) Martinez. Alfredo attended school in Prosper and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1971. He served in Germany during the Vietnam War. Upon returning, he worked a variety jobs, and retired from farming. Alfredo was a devout father who enjoyed weekends barbecuing and spending time with his family.

Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Alfredo Martinez, Jr. of Slaton, Mario Martinez of Wilson, Veronica Coronado and husband Luis of Wilson, and Andres Martinez and wife Bailey of Slaton; wife, Erma Martinez, of Slaton; three siblings, Rachel French, Alfonso Martinez, and Rudy Martinez; and 11 grandchildren.

Alfredo was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Jose Martinez, Jr.; and one granddaughter, Abigail Martinez in 2011.

Private services will be held at a later date.


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Hammonds Family Farms
Tahoka, TX
Monday, January 13, 2020

All of us at Hammonds Family Farms extend our condolences to the family of Freddy Martinez. We counted him as a friend and he was always such an asset to our farm when he was working alongside us. We thank him for his military service on our behalf and for the years he helped us on our farm. He will indeed be missed.

Marty, Dina, Swade and Olivia Hammonds

Brenda Jackson (The Castillo Family)
Lubbock, TX
Monday, January 13, 2020

My God hold your hand through this trying time. My God give y’all strength to find peace in y’all’s heart. I am so sorry for your loss. Freddy was quite the character! He was always so funny and always willing to lend an extra hand. There is another star shining upon us.

Rachel Alfaro
Lubbock, TX
Monday, January 13, 2020

Prayers for my cousins, Rest In Paradise Uncle Fred. We will miss that laugh of yours. Love y’all.