Amalio “Marty” Martinez, 55, passed away in his home on Sunday, November 19th, 2017 in Virginia Beach surrounded by his family. Born on July 16th, 1962 in Texas, he was the son of Graviel and Magdelena Martinez, the husband of Georgann Martinez and father of Shyanna Martinez. Marty was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he served honorably for 24 years and retired as an Aviation Electronics Technician (AT) Chief.
After serving in the Navy, Marty obtained a bachelor’s degree in IT from ECPI University. He was previously employed by Hewlett Packard, and also worked as IT support for Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Marty had a love for barbecuing and was known for making an amazing brisket. He also liked fishing, the Dallas Cowboys, NASCAR (Dale Earnhardt Jr.), and working with computers. His greatest joys in life were snow and spending time with his family. Marty will forever be known as a man who shared his love with everyone, was always true to himself, and accomplished everything he set out to do.
He is survived by Wife: Georgann Martinez, Daughter: Shyanna Martinez, Sisters: Rita and Henry Rushing, Gloria and Ernesto Gonzales, Irma and Hector Leal, Brothers: David and Marina Martinez, Jose (Tony) and Sandra Martinez, Sister In-Law: Margaret and Vincent Paschal, Brother In-Law: Raymond Hochwarter, Nieces: Crystal Hernandez, Marlene Gonzales, Anieda Garrett, Rebecca Martinez, Analyssa Gonzales, Theressa Mederrick and Rachel Keastead, Nephews: Omar Leal, Hector Leal Jr, Bryan Rushing, Ray Gonzales, Michael Gonzales, Jason Gonzales, Libo Gonzales, and Arthur (Bubby) Keastead
He was preceded in death by Father, Graviel Martinez, Mother Magdelena Martinez, Brother: Gabriel Martinez, Sister: Rosie Gonzales and Nephew, Adrian Martinez.
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I’m so sorry for the loss of your loved one.
God views death as an enemy. (1 Cor. 15:26)
And, he is eager to conquer this enemy death, and to resurrect our loved ones. (Job 14:14,15)
At this time period, death will be no more. (Rev 21:4) The Bible gives us a wonderful hope for our future.
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My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Marty was a good and honorable man. He will be missed.
Georgann and Shay, I am confident that He who started a Perfect work in us is Able to finish it. Through it all we have a Rock, a Refuge and High Tower and Peace beyond all Understanding. I Love you and as long as there is breath in me, I am Always here when you need me. Ephesians 1:3 Context
1Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. 3Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: 4According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love: 5Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, 6To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.