Bobby Lee Martinez
1944 - 2020
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On Monday, August 24, 2020, Bobby Lee Martinez, passed away at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bobby was born on December 4, 1944, in Reno, Nevada and grew up in Herlong, California. He served as a sonar technician in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

After commuting from Las Vegas to be the Smith's friendly butcher in Pahrump, he moved here to retire. Bobby loved the Pahrump community and you may recognize his infectious smile as someone who was always willing to help others. Whether Bobby was playing Texas Holdem with good friends, island vacationing with family, his quick wit and friendliness kept others

looking forward to the next time they saw Bobby.

Bobby's compassionate spirit came from his deep belief in God. His loving family and friends will celebrate his life at a later date when social distancing is not a requirement for a gathering.

Bobby had a tender heart for children and was a regular supporter of St. Judes Hospital for Children. It would be an honor if donations were made in his memory to his favorite charity. No services scheduled.

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Published in Pahrump Valley Times on Aug. 28, 2020.
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October 18, 2020
Bobby has been a friend of ours for 48 years. He was a great friend and a tease. He laughed all the time & made others laugh. We went to Hawaii with him & his wife at the time & my friend Linda. We had great fun. We always did things together. He had me believing I was older than him for years. He was one year older than me. He
Ray & Kay Gonzales
October 18, 2020
Bobby was a great man he really inspired me I was a butcher apprenticeship this man taught me everything. Sorry to see u go my brother will see u again one day
Gary
Friend
September 8, 2020
I am sorry to hear that Bobby has passed away. He was a part of my younger life and I remember his great sense of humor. My condolences to his family. Nancy Torres
Nancy Torres
September 4, 2020
I will always remember Bobby he was so much fun to be around and such a nice guy... I graduated in 1964 from Herlong HS... I know he will be missed by all. My heartfelt condolences to his friends and family.
Janet (Qualls) McIntosh
Classmate
August 29, 2020
My world feels empty. We will have a celebration of his life when we can gather together and share our wonderful memories of my Bobby. I will always love you, Bobby.
Cindee Droge
Significant Other
August 28, 2020
Bobby was one of a kind, always had a smile, and would give you the shirt off his back. He will be missed.
Ken Neitz
Friend
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