Justo “Jesse” Martinez Jr. 61, of Racine passed away Wednesday September 6, 2017 in his home. He was born in Puerto Rico, December 2, 1955, the son of Justo and Carmen (Nee: Lopez) Martinez Sr. He married Sherry (Nee: Sherwood) Martinez, March 14, 1977 in Racine. His passion was cars and he worked as a Auto Repair Technician at Tom Carriage Mobil and Bob Stephen’s, Firestone and NAPA where he was an Auto Mechanic and Service manager for many years. He also enjoyed going to the Jefferson Auto Swap and old car shows and also enjoyed watching movies, especially his favorite “Miracle on 34th Street.” Jesse is survived by his wife Sherry, 4 sons Jon, Anthony (Tony), Michael, Nicholas Martinez, 2 sisters Martha Martin and Grisselle Martinez. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters, Ivonne and Linda and 1 brother, Orlando along with many other family relatives. A Memorial Service will be held in Strouf Funeral Home Sunday October 1, 2017 at 5 pm. A dear friend and brother in law Jon Sherwood officiating. The family will receive guests on Sunday October 1, 2017 in the funeral home from 3pm until the time of service. Burial will be private for the family in Graceland Cemetery. The family would like to send out a special Thank You to Debbie Holden with hospice for over 2 ½ years-A God sent nurse and dear friend and Dr. Byom from Visiting Physicians Association and the staff at Grace Hospice, especially Angel, Kim, Armelinda and Ashlie.