Rev. Pedro Martinez, 72, was born November 4, 1948 in Lubbock to Manuel & Alejandra Martinez. He married Teresa Lopez on January 25, 1969 in Nebraska and co-owned R&M Painting Co. for over 30 years. Rev. Pedro Martinez served in the ministry for over 42 years as a minister, pastor, District President for the IPHC, evangelist and in the later years of his life, he spent his time ministering on the radio at Radio Vida. His passion for God and the ministry were only paralleled by the love for his family as he loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.
In the early afternoon of March 20, 2021, Rev. Pedro Martinez finished his course, and received his crown of righteousness. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Teresa Martinez of Lubbock; his son, Pete Martinez of Lubbock; two granddaughters, Kelsey Grace Martinez, Zaylee Ann Martinez; five brothers, Fernando Rodriguez Jr., David Rodriguez, Adam Rodriguez, Danny Rodriguez, Simon Rodriguez; two sisters, Elizabeth Gutierrez, Yolanda R. Mackey.
He preceded in death by his parents, Manuel Martinez and Alejandra Rodriguez; two sisters, Estella Sanchez, Nora Martinez.
Services for Mr. Martinez will be 10:00 am Monday, March 29, 2021 in The Chapel of Broadway Funeral Directors. Burial will follow in the City of Lubbock Cemetery under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors. A prayer service will be held 6:00 pm Sunday, March 28, 2021 in The Chapel of Broadway Funeral Directors.
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