Rob Martinez, 52, of Beaumont passed away Tuesday, Jan. 6.

Visitation will be on Saturday evening at the funeral home from 4:00 until 10:00 p.m.

A funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Sunday Jan. 11, at Claybar Kelley Watkins Funeral Home in Beaumont with a visitation following until 6:00 p.m.

Mr. Martinez was born June 4, 1962 in Houston to Roberto C. and Elia (Landa) Martinez. For over 20 years he worked as a chemical engineer for Arkema. He enjoyed live music, art receptions and hanging on a back patio with friends. He was involved in and supported the local arts, music and nightlife.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Alex Martinez and is survived by his parents; sister and brother-in-law, Areli and Eddie Duran; nephew, Giovanni Duran; niece, Alexa Duran; nephew, Edgar Duran and wife, Jessica and niece, Nyana Duran all of Beaumont.