Leonel F. Martinez 72, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019 in San Benito. Leonel was born on January 3, 1947 in San Benito to Leonel & Ofelia Martinez.
Leonel was a long time business owner. He enjoyed roster fights, fishing, boxing, NASCAR, the Kentucky Derby, golfing and he was of the Christian faith.
His parents; a son Raul Martinez and a brother Hector Martinez precede him in death.
Left to treasure his memory will be his wife Alma Delia Lopez; children Vanessa (Santiago) Cruz, Leonel Martinez, Jose Martinez, Rudy Martinez and Raul Martinez; grandchildren: Jeremy, Greg, Mia, Leah Cruz; Kayla, Kathy, Roxy, Lori, Steph and Jade Martinez; Raul Jr., Leonel, and Janessa Martinez; Joe Martinez Jr.; Rudy Jr. and Cassie Martinez; Raul E. Martinez; and Laura Martinez, the mother of his children.
Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2019 with a Prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at San Benito Funeral Home.
Funeral services are in care of San Benito Funeral Home, 1400 W. Business 77, San Benito, Texas 78586 956.361.9192 www.sanbenitofuneralhome.com