Mr. Ruben Martinez Villedas of San Augustine, Texas, passed away Monday, October 4, 2021, at Nacogdoches Medical Center at the age of 37.
Ruben was born April 22, 1984, in Mexico and had been a longtime resident of Sabine County, Texas. He was a butcher and worked in operations management for Patroon Grocery. His family was important to him and he enjoyed cooking.
Ruben loved outdoor activities and sports. He played football while attending San Augustine High School, proudly wearing jersey #25 for the Wolves. He also enjoyed helping his sons learning to play football.
His survivors include his wife, Juana Martinez; his father, Timoteo Martinez; his mother, Maria Jose Villedas; his children, Bryan Martinez, Itzel Martinez, Maria Jose' Martinez, and Ruben Martinez Jr.; sisters, Ernestina Martinez and Clara Martinez; brother, Mike Martinez; step-mother, Maria Martinez; nieces, Jazmine Lugo, Samantha Lugo, Aurora Lugo, Aymar Perez, Malanie Perez, and Leilanie Perez; uncles and aunts, Pedro Ramirez, Matilde Ramirez, Dionicio Martinez, Esmeralda Martinez, Ana Maria Martinez, Regina Benitez, Demetrio Martinez, Aurora Olvera, Edgar Martinez, Mike Vickers, and Vance Vickers; and cousins, Omar Ramirez, Coral Ramirez, Odalis Clark, Brisa Martinez, Julisa Vazquez, Jaime Alejandro, Julio Alejandro, Griselda Covarrubias, Crystal Benitez, America Janet Benitez, Ana Luisa Olvera, Ernesto Olvera, Leticia Olvera, and Arturo Olvera.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Sebastian Martinez and Maria del Auxilio Gonsalez.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, October 8, 2021, at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, located at 316 W. Columbia Street in San Augustine, Texas.
Funeral services are set for 12:00 noon Saturday, October 9, 2021, at the Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel with Saul Vargas officiating. Committal service and interment will follow at the Vance Vickers Cemetery, located on Telephone Road in Milam, Texas.
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Services are under the direction of Wyman Roberts Funeral Home in San Augustine, Texas.
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