|Birth: ||Dec. 31, 1987|
|Death: ||May 3, 2008|
Adam "Potsey" Martinez Jr., 20, of Elm Mott, passed away early Saturday morning, May 3, 2008, in a tragic auto accident. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, at the Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation with the family will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, at the funeral home with a rosary at 7 p.m.
Adam was born in Austin, Texas, to Adam Martinez, Sr. and Rosaura "Rosie" Martinez. A 2007 graduate of Connally ISD, Adam was a loyal and avid Cadet. He participated in track and field events of shotput and discus, golf and baseball. Adam qualified in power lifting at both the regional and state level. He proudly wore #61 throughout his football years and was crowned homecoming king in 2006. He was currently employed at El Conquistador, his grandfather's restaurant. Adam's big smile and loving spirit will be missed, yet remembered by his family and his many, many friends. He enjoyed participating in his grandfather's annual golf tournament, hunting and playing video games.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Guadalupe "Pito" Martinez; great-uncles, Manuel Ramirez, Philipe Ramirez, Vicente Martinez and Isabell Torres; great-aunts, Mary Romo, Catherine Riggins and Sapopa Basquez.
Those left behind to cherish his memory are his parents, Adam Martinez Sr. and Rosaura "Rosie" Martinez, of Elm Mott; brother, Jesus Gonzalez and wife, Michelle, of China Spring; sisters, Ambar, Stephanie and Veronica Martinez, of Elm Mott; niece, Mia Gonzalez; grandparents, Teodulo "Ted" and Maria del Carmen Gonzalez, Sr., of Waco, and Cecilia Martinez, of Waco; many aunts, uncles and cousins; and his very special friends, Ashley McCoy and Bradley Cummings.
Waco Tribune: 5/4-5/2008...W2/TJ4
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: May 04, 2008
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