Alex Fred Martinez

Alex Fred Martinez
Alex Fred Martinez

Alex Fred Martinez, 73, of Amarillo, TX passed away on February 9, 2021.

Rosary will be said at 6:00 P.M., Friday, February 12, 2021, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Mass will be at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, February 13, 2021, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Alex was born on February 20, 1947, in Canyon, TX to Virginia and Conrad Martinez. Alex married his wife of 54 years on February 19, 1966. He served in the United States Army for many years. Alex was self-employed and owned Martinez Janitorial for 27 years. After retirement, Alex was fortunate enough to take part in the V.A. Honor Flight to Washington D.C. in September of 2019. Alex was a loving husband, father, and grandpa. He had a great sense of humor and loved joking around with his grandkids. He was best known for singing silly songs with his grandkids.

Alex will be greatly missed by so many.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Conrad and Virginia; and two brothers, Johnny and Jesse Martinez.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Cruz Martinez; two sons, Alex Martinez, Jr. and wife Elma; Reuben Martinez and wife Michelle, both of Amarillo, TX; nine grandkids, Derek, Matt, Logan, Isaiah, Alexandra, Maryssa, Savana, Isabel, and Steven; sixteen great-grandkids; and eight siblings, Evelyn Estrada, Lind-Jean Nicholson, Mary Hernandez, Erlinda Samora, Nick Martinez, and Quintin Martinez, all of Amarillo, TX, Dorthy Martinez, of Stephenville, TX, and Conrad Martinez, of Fort Summer, NM.

14 Replies to “Alex Fred Martinez”

  1. We are so sorry for your loss, he was the best neighbor we ever had, Our thoughts and prayers are with Cruz and the Martinez Family. We will miss Alex so so much

  2. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers for the Cruz and the Martinez family. He always had a strong hand shake ready along with his smile. May he rest in peace.
    Irma Ornelas Walker

  3. The Charitable Organizations at Lawndale Bingo express our sympathy for Alex passing. All have known Alex for 30 plus years for his and Cruzs dedication to keeping the bingo hall spick and span for our players. I personally enjoyed visits with Alex. Good man who will be remembered

  4. Condolences to Martinez family. Prayers for comfort during this difficult time. Eternal rest grant to him O Lord….. Juanita Aragon and family.

  5. We are so sorry for the passing of Alex. We are sending you our thoughts and prayers to you all. He was an amazing and kind man.

  6. From Jessie Girl, farewell Tio Jandro, and from Frankie, he loved his GodFather. We always will remember the good times, we love you.

  7. Tio Jandro, you will be greatly missed.
    Thank you for your never ending kindness & laughs! You & Tia Cruz raised 2 amazing boys who are incredible men with beautiful families. Love you Tio!
    Give my daddy a hug from me!

  8. Grandpa Alex was such a precious person in so many ways . He was Loving , Caring, Generous , Giving , hard working and funny ! He was loved by so many .
    He will be sorely missed by everyone that knew him . I pray All Blessings over Cruz & the family 🙏❤️

  9. Savana & Family,
    Our deepest and most heart felt condolences to you all at this time of sorrow. We pray for comfort, peace, and continued faith during this moment of grief. May you find strength in the coming days and continue to rely on our Lord our savior for guidance.
    I am sure without a doubt he will be greatly missed.

    Heavenly Father Almighty God I ask of you to wrap your arms around the Martinez Family. Guide them and strengthen their faith. Lord lead them to comfort, knowing he is now forever with you. No suffering, pain, nor sickness is felt. Allow them peace of mind to ease the heartache and sadness. Father, we know the days to come will be difficult and the nights to be lonely, stand next to each of them… hold them up when they are weak.
    In Gods name we pray, Amen.

    With our greatest sympathy,
    The Encinias Family

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