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Joshua Warren Martinez

November 29, 2001 — July 28, 2023

Joshua Warren Martinez, age 21, passed away suddenly on Friday, July 28, 2023 at his home in Marion, Illinois.

Joshua was born November 29, 2001 in St. Louis, Missouri, a son of Toby D. and Tanya Jo (Holmes) Martinez. Joshua grew up in Marion and was a 2020 graduate of Marion High School. While in school, Josh took welding and fabrication classes which ramped up his career. He was a machinist at Precision Machine and Tool in Marion. Josh was very smart and calculated every step in his life and he knew exactly what he wanted. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, playing video games and watching Anime. He also enjoyed helping his father at Martinez Welding Shop.

He is survived by his Father, Toby D. (Cheryl) Rowden- Martinez of Marion, IL and Mother, Tanya Jo (Jeremy) Borchelt of Thompsonville, IL; five Siblings, Carlos D. Martinez of Thompsonville, IL, Dalton Borchelt of Thompsonville, IL, Kendal Borchelt of Thompsonville, IL, Zachary Ellis of Marion, IL, and Austin Ellis of Marion, IL; and his Paternal Step Grandfather, Leon Chanco of Deming, NM, and Maternal Grandparents Anthony (Linda) Holmes of Creal Springs, IL and Bonus Grandparents Kenneth Borchelt (Danette), Michele Biddle (LW). He is preceded in death by one Sister, Abbygayle Martinez and his Paternal Grandmother, Gloria Chanco, Paternal Grandfather Toby Martinez and Bonus Grandpa Ralph Rowden.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 3rd, 2023 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM at the Mitchell-Hughes funeral home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 3, 2023, 1:00 PM at Mitchell Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Owens officiating.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Heart Association.

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Visitation for Joshua Warren Martinez

Thursday, August 3, 2023

11:00am - 1:00pm

Mitchell Hughes Funeral Home

800 North Market Street, Marion, IL 62959

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Funeral for Joshua Warren Martinez

Thursday, August 3, 2023

Starts at 1:00pm

Mitchell Hughes Funeral Home

800 North Market Street, Marion, IL 62959

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