Cover photo for Octavio Juan Martinez Jr.'s Obituary

Octavio Juan Martinez Jr.

d. July 15, 2023


Octavio Juan Martinez Jr. (AKA Diablo), 75, of Moriarty, NM, and a life long resident of Cordova, NM, passed away on July 15, 2023.

Octavio is preceded in death by his wife Veronica Martinez; parents Octavio and Patrocinia Martinez; sons Anthony Jason Martinez and Marvin Martinez; grandson Roel Martinez; Godson Tommy Martinez; mother of his sons Edna Herrera; brothers Adonil, Jose Rubel and Dennis Martinez; sisters Eliza Martinez and Mabel Sherwood; grand-father Juan Martin Martinez; nephew Ronnie (Cholo) Martinez.

He is survived by his daughter Jolene Martinez; sons Johnny and Phillip Martinez; grandchildren Shilene, Veronica, Mia, Damian, Juan, Mario Martinez; great grandchildren Audrey Martinez, Ava Shlosise, Roel Martinez Jr., Dominick Chavez, McKenzie Dixon, Duris Dixon; Godson Christopher Pacheco; brother Filiberto Martinez; sisters Dorothy Rael and Florinda Valdez; close friends Gilbert and Carol Romero, Leo Chavez and sister-in-law Angie Chavez.

Octavio worked for the Grants Mines for many years.  He was a hard worker.  He also was a worker for many construction’s company. Octavio was a beautiful loving soul.  He loved his one and only daughter Jolene and all his sons, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  His grandchildren were his life.  He loved them so very much.  He was a very loved uncle by all his nieces and nephews.  He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, July, 28, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at Cordova Presbyterian Cemetery in Cordova, NM.

Honorary Pallbearer’s are all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The family of Octavio Martinez has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the beautiful Espanola Valley.    505-747-7477

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