Tony Martinez Jr.

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Tony A. Martinez Jr.

Tony A. Martinez Jr., 46, of Albuquerque, NM went to be with our Lord on November 9, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Tony Martinez Sr.; grandparents, Damacio and Anita Martinez; his maternal grandmother, Cordilia Medina. He is survived by his mother, Mary Sandoval-Sanchez; step-father, Freddy Sanchez (pops); sisters, Barbara Martinez of Las Vegas and Amanda Martinez of Ceder Crest, NM; his daughter, Jazlynn Martinez of Rio Rancho, NM; two step- brothers, Freddy Jr. and Mario Sanchez of Espanola, NM; his very special friend, Jewel Sam and her daughters, his "little sister", Alexandrea and daughter, Danielle, several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Tony was well known in the auto-body repair business in Las Vegas, NM and Albuquerque, NM. He attended Manzano High School and graduated from Robertson High School in Las Vegas, NM, he also graduated with a degree in automotive and body repair and paint from Wyoming Tech, Advanced Technical training in Wyoming. He also studied at CNM in Albuquerque.

Tony was a very talented artist. He loved playing his drums and he loved music. He gave back to the community by volunteering at the New Mexico Jazz workshop in Albuquerque, NM. Tony was a perfectionist in everything he did, he had a deep faith in God and read the Bible daily. He also lived in Alaska for a while and received his certification from the Urban Ministry Institute. He lived his life in his faith and will be greatly missed by all whom he loved. Services are pending and will be announced at a later date.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Nov. 14, 2017