Robert Martinez, 67 years old, was called home by the Lord on April 26, 2015, after a brief illness.
Robert was born on June 4, 1947, on Galveston Island. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp, as a Sergeant in the 3rd Marine Division; he was a U.S. Vietnam Veteran and after Vietnam served in the U.S. Marine Reserve on Galveston Island.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving partner of many years, Jo Davidson; Larry and Karin Davidson, Kathy and Ken Whitmire; Russell and Jennifer Davidson, Travis and Jane Hensley, Lance Hensley, Jaymie Whitmire and Timothy Tressler; and his 6 great grandchildren.
Robert loved life, his family, his dog Happy, football and watching old movies. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Robert’s family will receive visitors beginning at 9:00 am, Saturday, May 2nd, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A rosary will begin at 10:00 am with funeral services beginning at 10:30 am. Interment at Calvary Catholic Cemetery will follow the service.
Pallbearers will be Larry Davidson, Russell Davidson, Travis Hensley, Lance Hensley, Ken Whitmire and Timothy Tressler.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to “the Angels” of AMED Hospice Care Team and UTMB Galveston staff for the wonderful care given to Robert and his family.