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Delano Mortuary

707 Browning Road, Delano, CA

OBITUARY

Benito Castro Martinez

April 9, 1964July 17, 2020
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Benito C. Martinez, Sr. was born in Bakersfield, California on April 9th, 1964 to Lidia Castro and Everardo Martinez.

He attended Fremont Elementary School in grades Kindergarten through 6th; Cecil Avenue Jr High School; and Delano High School grades 9 through 12th. He also, attended Technical College for 2 years.

In 1990, Benny married Shanette Beaird. To that union they welcomed 2 sons, Jamal B. Martinez and Benito C. Martinez, Jr.

Benny was employed as both a farm laborer and security guard for several years of his life; until health challenges lead him into early retirement.

Benny LOVED SPORTS!!!! His favorite teams included: The Rams, Lakers, Dodgers, and his College team, the Oklahoma Sooners. He could sit and watch sports all day (which he did) with his mother-in-law, Doni.

Benny was preceded in death by his grandparents: Luciano and Adela Castro; his parents: Lidia Castro Jimenez and Everardo Martinez; brothers: Salvador, Henry, and Richard; niece: Tina Pasillas; and nephew: Joaquin Crespo; as well as other family members.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Shanette Martinez; son Jamal and daughter-in-law Mayra Martinez; son Benito Martinez, Jr.; grandchildren: Kaedyn, Davian, and Arielle Martinez; sisters: Elvia Lazo and Leticia Barraza; brother: Luciano Crespo; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, in-laws, and a host of friends.

Benny, we will miss your humor, friendship, and unconditional love, always. Until we see you again. FLY HIGH...

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.delanomortuary.com for the Martinez family. Services entrusted to Delano Mortuary, a Dignity Memorial provider.

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  • Shanette Martinez, Wife

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Services

14 August

Graveside Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am

North Kern District Cemetery

627 Austin St.
Delano, CA 93215

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Chapel Service

    Friday, August 7, 2020

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 7, 2020

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