Deonicio Ignacio Martinez

Deonicio Ignacio Martinez, 64, of Mexia passed away peacefully at his home, June 25, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones. A Celebration of Life for Deonicio will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 28 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel.
Visitation with the family will be prior to the service from 10-11 a.m.
Deonicio was born May 12, 1953 in Alvaro Obregon, Michoacan, Mexico to Augustin and Fonseca Martinez; he was the youngest child of 13 children. He brought his family to the United States, 33 years ago, in order to provide a better life for them. Prior to retirement, he worked in construction, primarily for power plants.
Deonicio loved nothing more than spending time with his family, they were his inspiration and the light of his life. He like to do most anything outdoors. Deonicio especially enjoyed riding and just being around horses. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mexia.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Deonicion is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Teresa Martinez of Mexia; four children, David Martinez and wife, Rosa, Agustin Martinez and wife, Melissa, Rose Martinez and Eloy Martinez; nine grandchildren, Nicholas, Macie, Marcus, Joshua and Kylynn Martinez, Amarion Medlock, Asia Martinez-Carter, Matthew Martinez and Ryan Martinez.
Guests may visit to sign the guest book or leave a message of condolence.