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Trinidad B. “Gordo” Martinez Jr

Martinez Jr., 37

Trinidad B. “Gordo” Martinez Jr., 37, died on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. He was born on November 16, 1985 to Trinidad Martinez Sr. and Noelia Bueno Jacobo in Dilley.

He is preceded in death by his father, uncle Ricardo Martinez, grandparents Rosendo and Lucia Martinez, brother Martin Bueno, uncle Teodoro A. Gandara Jr. and Rev. Gilbert Marquez.

Trinidad is survived by his wife Belinda Martinez, children Gabriel and Stephanie (Jacob) and three grandchildren Mia, Adalyn and Rylee. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Trinidad was a graduate of Pearsall High School and Southwest Texas Junior College. He was employed for many years with Renegade Oil Services and ended his long time oilfield career with Trinity Operating.

Visitation was held on Monday, March 27 from 5 to 9 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Primrose Funeral Services in Pearsall. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, March 28 at 10 a.m. at I.E.C. Family Worship Center in Pearsall. Interment followed at the Pearsall Cemetery.

Pallbearers included Francisco Arredondo, Johnny Garcia, Edward Carrizales, Robert Maldonado, Jacob Kent, John Mendez, Victor Martinez, Jr., Edward Martinez, Raul Martinez, Royel Bueno, Teodoro Gandara, III and Alex Monarres. Honorary Pallbearer was his son Gavino Gabriel Gutierrez

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Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Primrose Funeral Services, Pearsall.