Juan M. Martinez, age 70, passed away on April 26, 2021 in Cypress, TX. Juan was born on August 15, 1950, in Salamanca, Guanajuato, Mexico to parents Indalecio and Maria De Jesus Sanchez Martinez.
Juan is preceded in death by his beloved son Brandon Martinez; his parents Indalecio & Maria De Jesus Sanchez Martinez; his brothers Ricardo Martinez & Jose Martinez. He is survived by his loving & devoted wife of 25 years, Teresa; his sons Sonny Ibarra (Missie), Freddie Rodriguez, Rusty Esparza; and his daughter Denise Ortiz (Robert). He is also survived by his brothers Salvador Sanchez (Sofia), and George Martinez; his sisters Lupe Vigil (Greg), Stella Martinez, Juanita Flores, and Maria Elena Martinez; along with his precious grandchildren Robert III, Isaac and Nicholas.
Juan was raised in East Chicago, IN then moved to Houston, TX in 1976. Juan retired from Brown & Williamson in 2000. He enjoyed watching his Chicago Bulls play basketball. Juan also enjoyed watching baseball, dancing, traveling, listening to a variety of music, reading, dining out. Juan loved being outdoors, getting his Vitamin D and relaxing. Juan adored his wife Teresa. Juan would always leave random love notes for Teresa to read. He was also grateful for her support and compassionate caregiving during his illness. Juan cherished his dear mother. Juan called her faithfully every Sunday. Juan wanted to spend as much time with his loved ones as possible. He will be fondly remembered by family & friends as loving, caring, friendly, and kind hearted. Just like he dealt with all experiences in life, Juan managed his illness with strength and grace.
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