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Abel Martinez

February 11, 1936 — May 21, 2022

Odessa, Texas

Abel R. Martinez, “El Indio”, 86, of Odessa, TX, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022 in Odessa, TX

Public Visitation will be Thursday, June 2, 2022 Martinez Funeral Home and Crematory in the Outside Chapel from 1PM- 9PM Rosary will be Thursday, June 2, 2022 Martinez Funeral Home and Crematory in the Outside Chapel at 7PM Funeral Services will be at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Odessa, TX on Friday, June 3, 2022 at 10AM, Officiating will be Fr. Carlos Rodriguez Burial will follow at Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are by Martinez Funeral Home and Crematory.

Abel R. Martinez, was born in Delicias, Mexico to Pedro and Maria Martinez whom have preceded him in death. He served in the U.S. Army from 1960 – 1962. He worked for Abbott Supply for over 25 years constructing metal buildings and at Dale Myers Trucking for over 5 years as a grounds keeper.

Abel is survived by three sons and one daughter, Abel Martinez Jr. and wife Raechelle of Odessa, TX, Cruz Martinez of Odessa, TX, Abel Martinez of Colorado and Lorina Salcido and husband, Rodney of Odessa, TX. Abel was blessed with eight grandchildren, Graylen, Aaron, Marizabel, Annabel, Damian, Zayn, Enzo, and Dalia and doubly blessed with four great-grandchildren, Italia, Eliana, Jacob, and Alaina Pallbearers: Cruz Martinez, Aaron Rodriguez, Oscar Doporto, David Pedroza, Julio Nunez and Rodney Salcido

Special thanks to his grandson, Aaron and his special friend, David, for running all of his errands. Special thanks to Hospice Care of Odessa, TX and Buena Vida Nursing Home of Odessa, TX

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, June 2, 2022

1:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Martinez Funeral Home Chapel

1040 S Dixie Blvd, Odessa, TX 79761

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Recitation of the Rosary

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Martinez Funeral Home Chapel

1040 S Dixie Blvd, Odessa, TX 79761

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Funeral Mass

Friday, June 3, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Anthony's Catholic Church

1321 W Monahans St, Odessa, TX 79763

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Interment following funeral service

Friday, June 3, 2022

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ector County Cemetery Rosehill Section

300 S Dixie Blvd, Odessa, TX 79761

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