1983 — 2022
Memorial service for Joel Martinez, age 39, of Lubbock, Texas is scheduled for 2:00 PM, Tuesday, November 8, 2022, at First Baptist Church in Morton, Texas. Joel was called home on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, in Lubbock Texas. He was born September 7, 1983, in Levelland, Texas to Jose and Blasa Martinez of Morton, Texas. Joel was an avid Texas Tech fan and loved football and basketball. He was the head basketball coach and offensive coordinator while with Morton ISD. He also served as the I.T. Director for Morton ISD, transitioning to CTSI, gradually climbing in rank to manager. He loved to golf, travel, and trying his luck at casinos. Joel was also an award-winning pitmaster, best known...