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Lewis Martinez


1958 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Lewis Martinez age 55, passed away in Amarillo Texas on Thursday November 21, 2013. Lewis was born August 6, 1958, in Tucumcari NM to Jose Fernandez and Maria Marcella Martinez. He was a 1977 graduate of Tucumcari High School. He was active in Wrestling while in school and also went with his father where he and his father participated in team roping. He was a member of the St. Anne's Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He recieved a BA Degree in Political Science from New Mexico Highlands University. He had been a softball coach in the city leagues. He was a very avid and faithful Dallas Cowboy fan. He loved and cherished his grandchildren.
Surviving Lewis is his wife Vivian Marquez Martinez of Tucumcari. His children - Apryl Preciado & John of Tucumcari and Lewis Martinez & Jacqueline of Virginia Beach, VA. Grandchildren - Devanie Martinez, Kaitlynn Preciado, Laryssa Preciado, Ryan Martinez,and Jordan Martinez.
Lewis's siblings - George Martinez & Teresita, Robert Martinez, Lorinda Garcia & Andy and Jose Fernandez Martinez Jr. along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and by his father in law Carlos R. Marquez Sr.
Rosary was recited on Monday evening November 25th 2013, beginning at 6:PM in the St. Anne's Catholic Church . Mass of the Resurrection was offered on Tuesday November 26th 2013, in the St. Anne's Catholic Church beginning at 11:AM with Rev Father Hyginus Anuta as celebrant.
Pall bearers were Chris Rivera, Andrew Martinez, Andrew Garcia, Isaac Marquez, Carlos Marquez III, Joe Martinez, Richard Martinez and Pete Encinias Jr. Honorary bearers will be Nicolas Aragon, James Rivera Jr., Chris Madrid, Maria Garcia, Jacqueline Marquez, Vanessa Martinez, Raylinna Martinez and Peter Rivera. Interment followed in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Dunn Funeral Home Tucumcari, NM.
Published in the Quay County Sun on Nov. 27, 2013
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