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[2019] Gilbert Martinez, Veteran US Army, Korea (119-19) 5 JUL 19

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[2019] Gilbert Martinez, Veteran US Army, Korea (119-19) 5 JUL 19

Post by sgtmack » 03 Jul 2019, 10:28

The family of Mr. Gilberto “Beto” Martinez, a US Army Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders at the services, LEO supported procession, and graveside rendering of military honors of their loved one.

Gilberto “Beto” Martinez, entered eternal rest June 23, 2019, at home surrounded by loved ones at the age of 89. He was born April 19, 1930 Encino (La Mesa), Texas to Juan F. and Criselda P. Martinez. He was a graduate of Falfurrias High School. He served proudly for Company A 194 Engineering corps US Army during 1951 thru 1953. He received several decorations for his tour in Korea. He always took pleasure in helping others and never met a stranger as he worked as a Route Delivery Truck driver for almost 30 yrs. until his retirement. He was a great role model as a father, husband, grandfather, and great-grand father who was gentle and had a heart of gold. Born into the farming and ranching environment, he mastered many skills which he shared with us until his mid-80’s. He loved music, dancing, and sharing family stories. Even though he is no longer with us, he left an imprint on the lives of many and his memories will last a lifetime. He was preceded in death by his parents, Juan F. and Criselda P. Martinez, and His sister Eloisa M. Ramirez. He is survived by his soul mate of 62 years, his wife, Linda Martinez, one Son Levy Martinez (Veronica) of Humble, Texas, daughters Aida Enna Martinez Cibolo, Texas, Mari Alvarez (Mike) San Marcos, Texas Elva Rey Silva (Lauro) Falfurrias, Texas, and Irma Salas (Alex) Falfurrias, Texas, 3 grandchildren; Kassie (Patrick) Pruneda Houston, Texas, Mike Anthony Alvarez San Marcos, Texas, Daniella Estel Alvarez San Marcos, Texas, Great Grand baby Ava Reese Pruneda Houston, Texas, Sister Elodia Castellano Falfurrias, Texas, and Brother Noe Martinez Encino, Texas and numerous Nephews and Nieces.

WEATHER: Hi 93 / Lo 74, 5% Chance of Rain, 70% Humidity

REQUESTOR: Levy Martinez, Son

STAGING: 1100 Hours, Friday, July 5, 2019
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church
16075 N Evans Rd
Selma, TX 78154

BRIEFING: 1115 Hours

ROSARY: 1200 Hours

SERVICE: 1230 Hours
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church
16075 N Evans Rd
Selma, TX 78154

KSU: 1330 Hours (Semper Gumby)

INTERMENT: 1445 Hours Shelter #5
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd
San Antonio, TX 78209

RC: Juan “Mr. T” Tarango

FC: Dalton “Cowboy” Watson (Timothy)

1. Iron horses if you can, cages are always welcome and appreciated and unless under special circumstances not allowed in processions. You do not have to have a motorcycle to participate in honoring our veterans.

2. Safety First: Please remember to properly hydrate (including the night before) before any outdoor activity and to dress appropriately. Do not hesitate to take a break at any time if you feel you need to get in the shade or get indoors and always ask for help at any time. Also please do not forget your sun screen.

3. Please remember that our mission is to stand tall and silent, and with honor and. NO TALKING, SMOKING, CHEWING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, OR CELL PHONE USE IN THE FLAG LINE!

4. Cemeteries are hallowed ground. Please keep radios off and engine noise to a minimum. Observe the 15 MPH speed limit. Show our respect to ALL who are in attendance.

5. If riding/driving a motorcycle on Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, which is located within a Military Installation, you will need to wear closed toe shoes, long sleeve shirt, gloves, DOT approved helmet, eye protection, long pants, and boots/shoes that cover the ankle.

***Safety Notice***
Before volunteering and/or attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders missions we encourage you to review all safety information below. Included are some potential safety concerns to be aware of, however this does not include the full scope of all potential hazards. Anyone attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders mission understands that they do so at their own risk. Neither the Patriot Guard Riders Organization nor its representatives are liable for any damages incurred on any PGR mission or event.
Funeral Processions/Escorts
EVERY RIDER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for their own safety at all times while riding in a funeral procession.
At NO TIME are any riders authorized to block any intersection or otherwise block or impede traffic laws in any way. Only Law Enforcement officials are authorized to block and/or impeded the lawful flow of traffic.

If you choose to fly a flag on your bike you are SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for ensuring it is secured and not a danger to any other rider or traffic.

Warm Regards,
Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson
Deputy State Captain
San Antonio Patriot Guard
Honor, Dignity, Respect
Cell: (562) 413-2223

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