Randolph “Randy” Martinez
Passed peacefully in Stockton, CA on April 18th 2020 at the age of 58 years young.
Randy was born on March 4th 1962 in Stockton,CA to Isabel Burns Martinez and Virginia Mae Adams Austin
Randy served for the United States Coast Guard, worked as a mechanic, served as a Firefighter at Montezuma Fire Department, also worked with Uhaul as an Area Field Manager.
On his off time he loved listening to Santana, Frankie Beverly and Maze, and Malo. He enjoyed watching his favorite tv shows ER, Jerry Springer, Storage Wars and Pawn Stars.
Randy is survived by his son Joseph Martinez, his daughter Erica Martinez, granddaughter Ariel Martinez, grandson Zaiden Kai. He is also survived by his 3 sisters Rachel, Rebecca and Ramona and several nieces and nephews.
One night I dreamed a dream. I was walking along the beach with my Lord. Across the dark sky flashed scenes from my life. For each scene, I noticed two sets of footprints in the sand, one belonging to me and one to my Lord.
When the last scene of my life shot before me I looked back at the footprints in the sand. There was only one set of footprints. I realized that this was at the lowest and saddest times of my life. This always bothered me and I questioned the Lord about my dilemma.
"Lord, You told me when I decided to follow You, You would walk and talk with me all the way. But I'm aware that during the most troublesome times of my life there is only one set of footprints. I just don't understand why, when I need You most, You leave me."
He whispered, "My precious child, I love you and will never leave you, never, ever, during your trials and testings. When you saw only one set of footprints, it was then that I carried you."
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