††† GOLDTHWAITE Ė Funeral services for David Martinez, 74, of Goldthwaite will be at 2 p.m. today at St. Peterís Catholic Church with burial in Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery. Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

††† He died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010.

††† He was born Feb. 15, 1936, in La Presita, Mexico, to Narciso Martinez and Juliz Gonzales. He was married Maria Consuelo Lucio on Dec. 8, 1956, at La Presita. He moved to Goldthwaite in 1970. He was a member of St. Peterís Catholic Church, and was a farmer and rancher.

††† Survivors include his wife, Maria Consuelo Martinez; his children and spouses, Vicenta and Armando Castillo, Florina and Aurelio Ramirez, Julia and Andres Pincido, Jose and Gloria Martinez, Luz Walker, Angeles and David Garay, Juan David and Crystal Martinez and Jaime Martinez; 21 grandchildren; an adoptive grandchild; five great-grandchildren; and his siblings, Asuncion Martinez, Apolinar Martinez, Antonio Martinez and Narcizo Martinez.

††† He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Lucia Martinez; and siblings Guadalupe Martinez, Maria de la Luz Martinez, Maria Esther Martinez and Jesus Martinez.