Green River Star -

Robert Martinez


April 25, 2018

Robert Martinez, 62, passed away April 16, 2018, in Rock Springs. He was a lifelong resident of Green River.

Martinez was born April 13, 1956, in Rock Springs, the son of Tomas R. Martinez and Claudina C. Cordova.

He attended schools in Green River.

Martinez worked as a laborer for Rogers Excavation and as a foreman in the union for nine years.

He was a member of the Pentecostal Church.

Martinez enjoyed spending time with family, especially his daughters and grandchildren, fishing, working, and was an avid outdoorsman. 

Survivors include his life partner, Rayme D. Hall of Green River; two daughters, Kristina Martinez and fiancé Charlie Eaton of Rock Springs and Karen Nielsen of Casper; three brothers, Tommy Martinez and wife Francis of Green River, Ricky Martinez and wife Julie of Green River and Sammy Martinez of Las Vegas; five sisters, Alice Ussery and husband Johnny of Folsom, Calif., Angie Martinez and companion Dean Halverson of Rock Springs, Margie Taylor and husband Allen of Green River, Gloria Rutherford and husband Rex of Green River and Sally Seelen and companion Richard of Green River; one grandchild, Nova Eaton, as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Amos Martinez and Joe Martinez; two sisters, Easter Martinez and Bonnie Martinez and several nephews and nieces.

Following cremation, a celebration of life will be conducted at noon April 22, at the home of Rex and Gloria Rutherford, 610 Jefferson Street, Green River. 

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