George Martinez passed away on Sept 12, 2017 in Mesa, AZ. from a bicycle accident where he did not survive from his injuries. He was surrounded by his wife, his kids and his loving family. George Martinez was born in Glendale, AZ. in 1946. He went to Elementary school and high school in Phoenix AZ. George joined the Air Force in 1964 married his high School sweetheart (Evelyn Martinez ) and moved all around the world to different Bases and duty locations. George served his country proudly for 23 years. When he retired from the Air Force he worked started working for Orbital Science for another 20 years and retired again. George was the ultimate family man who always put his family first. He loved his family more than anything especially the Grandkids and great Grandkids. Next to his family George helped all who knew him and some who did not. You could rely on George to always be there when you really needed a hand. George is survived by his loving wife Evelyn (of 53 years married), and his two Children Marc and Margaret, 9 Grandchildren, and 3 great Grandchildren. George will be missed by his family, his friends and the community.