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Ralph Martinez

August 31, 1953 — October 20, 2021

Ralph Diaz Martinez, 68, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021 in Abilene, Texas. A viewing will be 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 hwy 277 south. A graveside service will follow at 11:00 AM, Saturday October 23, 2021 in Elmwood Memorial Park.
Ralph was born August 31, 1953 in O'Brien, Texas to Rito and Victoria Martinez. On March 17, 1972 Ralph married the love of his life Eva and the couple spent 49 blissful years of marriage together. Ralph worked in environmental services for Hendricks Hospital for 48 years until his retirement in 2019. He enjoyed showing off his grandkids any chance he got, they were the light of his life. Ralph was a hardworking man that loved his family very well. His love will be carried on for generations to come.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his son, Danny Martinez; his siblings, Raymond Martinez, Maria Gonzales, and Tony Martinez.
Ralph is survived by his wife, Eva Martinez; his two sons, Eric Martinez and wife Angelica, and Chris Martinez and wife Tammy; his grandchildren, Eric, Erica, Chelsea, Christopher, and Aubree; his siblings, Johnny Martinez, Jovita Mata, Gloria Martinez, Yolanda Moreno, Barbara Martinez, Ester Nachon, Nina Ochoa, and Linda Casillias; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family through the obituary link at www.elmwoodfuneral.com

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Visitation

Saturday, October 23, 2021

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Elmwood Funeral Home Family Center

5750 US-277, Abilene, TX 79606

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Graveside Service

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Elmwood Memorial Park

5750 Hwy 277, Abilene, TX 79606

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