Robert Martinez, Jr. February 28, 2021 - December 5, 2019

Robert Martinez, Jr., 51, of Asheville, NC passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019. A native of Los Angeles, CA, he was the son of the late Robert Martinez and Enedina Ulloa Martinez.

He graduated from East Los Angeles Community College where he was the editor of the campus newspaper; during that time, he photographed one of the last portraits of Vincent Price. He was a chef for over 25 years.

In his spare time, you could find him playing drums, cooking or playing Jeopardy! Robert had several interests and hobbies including music, animals and nature, science fiction and photography.

Left to cherish his memory is his good friend, Brett Dillingham. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Antonia Martinez and Ninfa Martinez.

E-condolences may be made online at:

Mountain View Cremation and Funeral Care

Arden, NC

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  1. Lydia Troy McLaughlin says

    Sad news another soul from our group is gone. You were kind a gentle kid I new in high school. My deepest sympathy to those who loved you.