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Christopher Robert Martinez

January 10, 1954 ~ August 12, 2018 (age 64)

Christopher Robert Martinez, beloved husband, father, and grandfather passed away at the age of 64, on August 12, 2018 in Tooele, Utah.

 Christopher was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on January 10, 1954 to Frank Joe and Rosalie (Perez) Martinez. He later met and married the love of his life, Linda Rice on December 9, 1974. Christopher and Linda were blessed with four amazing children, Andrea Noyola (Rick), Olivia Martinez, Colleen Martinez (Oscar Munoz), Christopher Martinez Jr. (Chandra Martinez).

Chris had a passion for painting and D.I.Y. home improvements. When Chris wasn’t painting, fixing something around the house or making plans to restore his lowrider cars, he was cheering on his favorite teams, the Dallas Cowboys and the Utah Jazz.

Christopher is survived by his wife Linda, their children; Andrea, Olivia, Colleen, and Christopher. His loving grandchildren; Lexi Noyola, Ricky Noyola, Ally Martinez, Junior Gonzalez, Jade Martinez, Aaliyah Noyola, Fabian Martinez, Alexandra Gonzalez, Robbie Giron, Christopher Martinez III, Carlos Martinez, Frankie Martinez, and great grandchild Giovanni Martinez. His siblings; Frank, Ben, Vicky, Martha, Paul, Ricky, Billy, Cecila, Syliva, Rosie, Bobby and Jean. As well as countless nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service will be held Friday August 17, 2018 at 6:00 PM, with a prior visitation held from 4:30-5:45 PM at Tate Mortuary, 110 South Main Street, Tooele, Utah.

In lieu of flowers the family will be accepting donations.

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