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Augustine Martinez
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Obituary for Augustine Martinez

Augustine Martinez, of Hereford, Texas passed away Saturday, February 24 at the age of 62.

There will be a Visitation on Wednesday, February 28th from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm followed by a Celebration of Life Service from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at New Life Baptist Church/ Iglesia Bautista Nueva Vida. Pastor Paul Garcia will be officiating.

Augustine was born September 11, 1955 to Natividad and Anita Cruz Martinez in Relampago, Texas. He is one of 14 children.

The family moved to Hereford in 1960 from New Mexico and Augustine married Carol Lee Musquez in September of 1973. Mr. Martinez made his living as a truck driver. He especially loved to watch Western movies (John Wayne was a favorite) and to spend time with his grandchildren.

Augustine is preceded in death by his parents, and by his sister Valerie Castellano.

He leaves behind 12 siblings, his brother Joe Martinez of Hereford, Texas, and his 11 sisters: Nicha Gaitan of Hereford, Texas, Bertha Rios and husband Ruben of Hereford, Texas, Paula Cepeda and husband Justo of Lufkin, Texas, Isabel Claudio and husband Ralph of Hereford, Texas, Angie Martinez of Houston, Texas, Mary Valdovinos and husband Jessie Coronado of Muleshoe, Texas, Anita Arango and husband Alex of Forth Worth, Texas, Gloria Martinez and husband Joaquin Gamez of Hereford, Texas, Oralia Ruiz and husband Tomas of Lazbuddie, Texas, Nora Perales and husband Nelson of Houston, Texas, and Matilda Wooden and husband William of Georgia.

Mr. Martinez’ two sons also survive him: Natividad Martinez of Hereford, Texas and Augustine Martinez, Jr. and wife Veronica of Hereford, Texas. Augustine leaves behind eight grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews who love him and will miss him greatly.

Services are under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

28

Feb

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Iglesia Bautista Nueva Vida

201 Country Club Dr
Hereford, Texas 79045

Celebration of Life

Wednesday

28

Feb

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Iglesia Bautista Nueva Vida

201 Country Club Dr
Hereford, Texas 79045

Wednesday, February 28th 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Iglesia Bautista Nueva Vida. Pastor Paul Garcia officiating.

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