OBITUARY

Mr. Ray Martin

February 15, 1927July 22, 2019
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Ray graduated from Fairfield High School and from Navarro County Community College with a degree in Real Estate. Serving in the United States Army as a Paratrooper, he was a proud veteran. He was the owner of McAllen Business College and Wagon Wheel Motel in West Tawakoni. His real estate company, Kay and Ray Real Estate, was located in Quinlan, Texas. He received an award for Top Salesperson in Century 21 and was a top producer in DFW area. Ray was a southern gentleman, very giving and had a great work ethic. He was honest, loving, kind and honorable. Ray loved being the HERO. He loved his wife, Kay, his children and grandchildren. He worked hard and he played hard. Ray was a professional poker player and loved thoroughbred horses. He was on the Sheriff’s Posse in Edinburg, Texas. Ray loved animals and enjoyed being with his kids while they were in 4-H. He loved telling stories, reading poetry and traveling. Ray was an exceptional man, who will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him. Ray was preceded in death by his parents, son Michael Ray Martin, brothers; Dewy Martin and David Martin and sisters; Mable Dean and Lettie Jo. He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Kay Martin of Rockwall, daughter Donna Gayle Quintanilla of Irving, daughter Tina Ann Jones of Corpus Christi, extended children; Johnny Ray Capels and wife Renee of Mooresville, NC and Candy Kay Perry of Rockwall, grandchildren; Lisa Roland, Darcy Quintanilla, John Quintanilla and wife Marie, Robert Charles Jones, Jeremy Ray Jones, Jacob Martin Jones and wife Lindsay, Michael Ray Martin Jr. and Selina Biernacki, Matthias Capels, Corey Capels, Sean Anthony Perry, Christopher Michael Perry and Taylor Brooke Perry, great-grandchildren; Jenniffer Clark, Gabrielle Quintanilla, Madelyn Quintanilla, Milania Faith Martin, Maximus Enzo Martin, John Raymond Jr. and Miller Michael Jones, great-great grandchildren; Alyssa and Manuel Mercado, other loving family members and many more lifelong friends.

  • FAMILY

  • Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Martin, Parents (deceased)
  • Michael Ray Martin, Son (deceased)
  • Dewy Martin and David Martin, Brothers (deceased)
  • Mable Dean and Lettie Jo, Sisters (deceased)
  • Kay Martin, Loving Wife of 35 years
  • Gayle Quintanilla, Daughter
  • Tina Ann Jones, Daughter
  • Johnny Ray Capels and wife Renee, Son
  • Candy Kay Perry, Daughter
  • Ray also leaves behind his grandchildren; Lisa Roland, Darcy Quintanilla, John Quintanilla and wife Marie, Robert Charles Jones, Jeremy Ray Jones, Jacob Martin Jones and wife Lindsay, Michael Ray Martin Jr. and Selina Biernacki, Matthias Capels, Corey Capels, Sean Anthony Perry, Christopher Michael Perry and Taylor Brooke Perry, great-grandchildren; Jenniffer Clark, Gabrielle Quintanilla, Madelyn Quintanilla, Milania Faith Martin, Maximus Enzo Martin, John Raymond Jr. and Miller Michael Jones, great-great grandchildren; Alyssa and Manuel Mercado, other loving family members and many more lifelong friends.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Corey Capels, Pallbearer
  • Johnny Capels, Pallbearer
  • Jeremy Jones, Pallbearer
  • Jacob Jones, Pallbearer
  • Chris Perry, Pallbearer
  • Michael Martin Jr. , Pallbearer
  • John Quintanilla, Pallbearer
  • John Gramentine, Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Friday, July 26, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, July 26, 2019
  • Graveside Service Friday, July 26, 2019

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Mr. Ray Martin

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