Raymond B. Martinez, 80, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, October 29, 2022 surrounded by his loving children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Raymond was born on February 28, 1942 in Crystal City, Texas, the son of Francisco and Esther Martinez.  In August, 1963, he married Alicia, who passed away on May 15, 2021.  Raymond worked for Racine Steel Casting.  He was into cars, and his favorite was a Monte Carlo.  In addition to cars, he loved watching western and cowboy movies, along with his favorite football team, the Green Bay Packers.  Raymond loved listening to country music and was also interested in guns.  He will be deeply missed by his daughter Mary Sanchez, two granddaughters Alyssa Ramirez and Veronica Sanchez along with his five great-grandchildren, Araceli, Arturo, Osvaldo Ramon, Kristeena and Delilah.  He will also be deeply missed by his brothers Frankie and Manuel and his sisters Olga, Juana, Sara and Margaret along with nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Alicia, sister Irma and brother Robert.  Services for Raymond will be held Monday, November 7, 2022 at Strouf Funeral Home, 1001 High Street, at 12:00 P.M.  The family will receive guests at the Funeral Home on Monday, November 7, 2022 from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service.  Internment will follow at Calvary Cemetery