LA JOYA – Jose David Martinez, 52, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at McAllen Medical Center. Mr. Martinez was born on Nov. 14, 1965, in La Joya to Jose Guadalupe and Sara E. Martinez.
Survivors include his wife, Blanca Lamar Gonzalez-Martinez; children, Raymond Orta, Joe Martinez Jr. and Chelsea Martinez; sister, Norma I. Martinez; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jose Martinez Jr.
A funeral mass was held on April 16 at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in La Joya. Burial followed at King David Family Cemetery in La Joya.