Manuel Richard Martinez



A celebration of life service for Manuel Richard Martinez, 79, of Chester, SC will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, December 2, 2017 in the Folk Funeral Home Chapel, Williston, SC with Reverend Bob Scroggs Officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the time of the service on Saturday. Mr. Martinez passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017.

Born in Denver, Colorado he was a son of the late Sefarino and Eva Romero Martinez and was married to the late Lorriane Martinez. Mr. Martinez had a great love for for his family and loved spending time with his brothers. He enjoyed hunting, camping, watching the Denver Broncos and just spending time in the Mountains of Colorado. Mr. Martinez was a great man of compassion and faith and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his children Linda and her husband Bob Scroggs, Manuel Martinez II, Angie Broker and Carol Martinez; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; a sister, Nancy Martinez; Brothers, Johnny (Stella) Martinez, Frank (Pat) Martinez, Ernie (Ann) Martinez and Ronnie (Phyllis) Martinez; son-in-law, John Rodriquez and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Martinez was preceded in death by a daughter Mary Rodriquez and a sister Annabelle.