Ernest Jackson Martinez, 72, was born December 13, 1948 in Houston, TX and was called up to be with his Lord and Savior on October 07, 2021 in Houston, TX. He was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, cousin, and friend. Ernest is preceded in death by his parents, John & Josephine Martinez, and his loving wife, Manuela Martinez. He leaves behind to cherish his memories his children, Ernest Martinez, Jr. & wife Ida, Raul "Roy" Martinez & wife Monica, Christopher Martinez, Faith Martinez, Alisa Martinez, Maryann Chavez & husband Joe, Matthew Moreno, Mariano "Dae" Moreno & wife Amy Carr, Frank Castillo, Theresa Ann Garcia & husband Gilbert, and Raydena Moreno; 22 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; his cousins Janie Rodriguez and Anna Farias; he is also survived by many more relatives and host of good friends. Ernest will be dearly missed by all those who shared wonderful memories with him.