Joseph “Joey” Tyler Martinez, age 23, of Thousand Oaks, California passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019. Joseph was born on December 22, 1995 in Thousand Oaks, California, at Los Robles Hospital. His parents are German and Julie Martinez.
Joey grew up in Thousand Oaks. He graduated from Westlake High School class of 2014 where he played offense for their football team.
Everybody who knew him loved, adored, and cared for him. Those that speak of Joey would say they will cherish most his infectious laugh and contagious smile. Joey made an impact where ever he went due to his kind heart and genuine loyalty.
After Graduation Joseph served his country from 2014-2017 as a tow gunner in the US Marines.
He married Jestine Yarbrough on April 11, 2015 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Once his term with the Marines was completed, he studied at Northwest Linemen College where he graduated on July 13, 2018. Joey then went on to receive his Diploma from American Truck School. He was employed with IBEW Local 47, as a Lineman for Aldridge Electric Company.
Joey is survived by his wife Jestine, his parents Julie and German Martinez and his two older sisters, Breanna and Katelynn. He also has four nieces and two nephews. He also is survived by his grandparents, German and María Martinez and Carl and Vivian Drummer.
Joseph will be deeply missed but will forever be in our hearts. Joey we love you to the moon and back.
States he called home: Hawaii (where he served); California (born, raised, final rest)
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