Javier G. Martinez, Sr.

[September 18, 1953 - February 24, 2012 SSDI]

BAY CITY - Mr. Javier G. Martinez, Sr., a lifetime resident of Bay City, devoted member of Vineyard Church and faithful servant of the Lord, passed into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, while in his 58th year.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marcelino and Petra Martinez; granddaughter, Lily Jones and siblings, Joaquien Martinez and Mary Montegue.

Survivors include his loving wife of 33 years, Sandra D. Martinez; sons, Javier G. Martinez, Jr. of Bay City, Jessie Guzman of San Leon; daughters, Melissa Jones and husband, Jonathan, Emma Martinez and Abigal Martinez, all of Bay City; grandchildren, Lori Jones, Neaveh Martinez, Kyliegh Guzman, Jessie Guzman; sisters, Elida Flores and husband, Sammy of Bay City and Cordelia Espinoza of Antonito, CO.

A memorial service will be conducted 6:00 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Vineyard Church, 900 Nichols Avenue with Pastor Ed Webbon officiating.

A private cremation was conducted under the direction of Hayes Funeral Home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock, TX, (409) 925-3501.