Richard F. Martinelli
Sept. 21, 1950-Jan. 9, 2013
Richard F. Martinelli, went home to our Heavenly Father on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. He was born Sept. 21, 1950 to Felix and Kathleen Martinelli in Phoenix, Ariz.
He graduated from Aqua Fria High in 1968 in Avondale, Ariz. and attended Glendale Community College.
Richard worked 34 years with EI Paso and Enterprise Products. He enjoyed camping fishing, listening to music, family parties, Blue bell ice-cream and making people laugh. He married his true love Cindey on April 13, 1974. He was a devoted husband, father, papa, uncle and brother-in-law.
Richard was preceded in death by his daughter, Angela K. Warner (Martinelli); his parents and sister, Sandra Martinelli.
He is survived by his wife, Cindey; son, Stephen Martinelli; daughters, Alisha Martinelli and Nicole Martinelli; parent in-law, Joseph McKee and Novella McKee; brother-in-law, Eddie Skaggs and sister-in-laws, Gloria Skaggs and Cherrie Shaw; grandchildren, Kadan and Christian Martinelli and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, at Crestview Baptist Church, 4400 E. Main Street in Farmington with Tim Castillo officiating.
Richard's care is entrusted to Cope Memorial Chapel, 404 W. Arrington St. in Farmington, 505-327-5142.
Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at www.serenityandcompany.com