Billy Martinez

Billy "Bill" Joe Martinez passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 at the age of 41. He was a resident of Las Cruces. Bill was the proud owner of Pro Plumbing in Las Cruces. He was born to Lucina M. Gordon on Aug. 22, 1971 in El Paso, Texas. He was a graduate of Coronado High and Doña Ana Branch. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lucina M. Gordon. He is survived by his father, Theodore A. Gordon from Anthony, Texas, his wife, Linda S. Martinez and beloved daughter, Desiree April Martinez, both of Las Cruces, cousins; Gustavo Maldonado and Luis Medina, aunts; Dolores Maldonado and Catalina Martinez. Visitation for family and friends will be held at La Paz - Graham's Funeral Home Chapel in Las Cruces on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 from 4 - 1 p.m., public viewing from 6 - 7 p.m., followed by a rosary at 7 p.m. Cremation will take place following the services. To sign the guest book, log on to

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Dec. 18, 2012