Born July 23, 1941 in Alamosa CO. Passed away at the age of 78 at his home in Colorado Springs on April 22, 2019.
He was retired after working 35+ years for Laborers International Union Local 578 (construction worker). Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Solomon Martinez and Elsida Martinez.
Richard is survived by his wife, Mae Martinez; son, Richard R. Martinez (Melissa); and daughter, Michele T. Martinez; three granddaughters, Stephanie Medina, Destiny Martinez and Angelina Martinez; two great grandchildren, Richie Medina and Arianna Martinez. Also surviving is his sister, Inez Montoya, his sister Esther Maez (David); and a brother, Alex Martinez (Patsy).
Services will be held at Shrine of Remembrance funeral home, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2019. A reception will take place at 1:00 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Club #143, 1050 S. 21st Street, Colorado Springs CO. Blessed be his memory.