Daniel Martinez, 61, of Uvalde died on Feb. 25, 2018, at his residence.
A funeral mass will be held today at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
He was born on Sept. 28, 1956, in Edcouch to Anita Benita (Martinez) Martinez and Jose Martinez.
Martinez is survived by his wife of 33 years, Guadalupe Martinez, of Uvalde; eight children, Celina Martinez and Daniel Martinez Jr. and wife, Cristina, all of Edinburg, Jose Daniel Martinez and wife, Nancy, Daniela Martinez, Ricardo Martinez and wife, Cynthia, Rosa Hernandez and husband, Jose, and Maria Elena Perez and husband, Juan, all of Uvalde, and Maribel Martinez Santillan and husband, Javier, of Mexico; 22 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Pallbearers will be Ricardo Martinez, Jose Daniel Martinez, Daniel Martinez Jr., Ricardo Martinez Jr., Carlos Ramos and Isaiah Perez.
Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com