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E. Nick Martinez Jr.

April 30, 1975 ~ August 12, 2018 (age 43)

          Funeral services for E. Nick Martinez Jr., 43, of Diboll, will be held Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin with Deacon Jesus Reyes officiating. Interment will follow at the Garden of Memories Memorial Park.

          Mr. Martinez was born April 30, 1975 in Lufkin, Texas, the son of Elias Nicolas Martinez Sr. and Olga (Villegas) Martinez, and died Sunday, August 12, 2018 in Lufkin.

          Nick was a huge Diboll Lumberjack fan and San Francisco 49ers fan. He was a little league baseball coach in Diboll for many years. Nick also spent many years taking care of his mother before she passed away. He loved his niece and nephews more than anything.

          Mr. Martinez is survived by his father, Nicolas Martinez of Diboll; brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Sandy Martinez of Diboll; brother, Jorge Martinez of Diboll; sister, Beba Martinez of Diboll; niece, Briana Martinez of Diboll; and nephews, Tre Moses, Joey Martinez, Cedric Moses, and Caleb Moses, all of Diboll.

          He was preceded in death by his mother, Olga Martinez.

          Pallbearers will be Tre Moses, Joey Martinez, Cedric Moses, Caleb Moses, Lalo Robles, and Mark Malanders.

          Honorary pallbearer will be his God-daughter, Briana Martinez.

          Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m.

          Shafer Funeral Home, Lufkin directors.

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