Albert Ray “Buddy” Martin-Nez, Sr.

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Haughton, LA – A gathering of family and friends will take place on Sunday afternoon, May 17, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home to celebrate the life of Albert Ray “Buddy” Martin-Nez, Sr.

Buddy was born on June 17, 1952 and passed away on May 14, 2020. He was a loving husband, devoted father, brother, and friend. In addition to being a Bail Bondsman, Buddy was also a Mason and a member of the local El Karubah Shriners. Another of his memorable moments was when he ran against, and lost, to George Dement for Mayor of Bossier City.

Mr. Martin-Nez is survived by his wife of 31 years, Frances “Frankie” Martin-Nez; daughters, Jade Beck, Katrina Welch, Ashley Coburn, and Brandi Martin-Nez; son, Albert Ray “Bubba” Martin- Nez, Jr.; grandchildren, Cody Turgeon, Taylor Beck, Brittany Beck, Brandon Beck, Duncan Baham, Mikala Martin-Nez, Hunner Martin-Nez, Bridget Martin-Nez, Cami Beck, and soon to be born, Ellie Guidry; two great-grandchildren, Bryson Bockhaus and Bryleigh Turgeon; brothers, George Martin-Nez and Randy Martin-Nez; sisters, Wanda Gayle Dupont, Sandra Kay Wilson, and Susan Cox; along with special friends, Wilson Boudreau and Bubba Toney.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children.

You may offer condolences to the family and sign the on-line guest book by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh. com.