Dr. Jose H. Martinez-Figueroa age 67, went to be with the Lord on November 17, 2020 in Tulsa, OK.
Dr. Martinez was born on August 11, 1953 in San German, Puerto Rico, the son of Jose H. Martinez-Sepulveda and Delia E. Martinez-Figueroa. He graduated high school from CROEM, Mayagüez for gifted students. He received his Bachelor’s of Science from the Universidad Interamericana de San German. In 1989, he received his Medical Doctorate Degree from the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Dr. Martinez practiced Internal Medicine for over 30 years.
During his early years of practicing medicine, he met his beautiful bride Carmen M. Martinez, and they eventually settled in Claremore, OK. They celebrated 29 years of marriage in March.
He served in multiple facets of the Army ultimately retiring as a Quartermaster Battalion Commander. He retired after 26 years of service and achieved the rank of Major.
In addition to being a proud husband, father, and grandfather, he was a deacon at his church. He was involved in many medical mission trips, and he was a member of the Gideons, all of which exemplify his great love of service for others.
In addition to his father, he was predeceased by his sister Aixa Irizarry.
Dr. Martinez is survived by his wife, his mother, his 2 sisters Ella Santiago and Madeline Martinez, his 5 children Shirley Martinez, Jose H. Martinez, Camille Meehan, Jose A. Martinez,
Elving Martinez, and 8 grandchildren.
Family and friends are invited to attend the viewing on Tuesday November 24, 2020 at Rice Funeral Home between 6-8pm. Anyone who attends must wear a mask. A service of remembrance will be held the following morning at 10am at Claremore Assembly of God. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, only family will be allowed inside the church. However, we ask that you join us in your cars outside the church. We will provide information to stream the service on your mobile device. Following the service, we ask that you follow us to the Oak Haven Memorial Gardens for the burial.
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