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In Memory of

Martin Rocha

June 21, 1948 - April 21, 2017

Obituary


Martin Rocha, Jr., 68 years old was born in Houston, Texas on June 21, 1948 and left this earth to be with his Lord and Savior on April 21, 2017. He was married to Kay Rocha for 49 years. Martin worked for Texas Youth Commission for 20 years, pastored for 15 years, and ministered for 42 years. He was a graduate of Howard Payne University and a member of Union Baptist and Tarrant Baptist Associations. Martin had a passion for reading, knowledge, and Jesus Christ. He was preceded in death by his father, Martin Rocha...

Martin Rocha, Jr., 68 years old was born in Houston, Texas on June 21, 1948 and left this earth to be with his Lord and Savior on April 21, 2017. He was married to Kay Rocha for 49 years. Martin worked for Texas Youth Commission for 20 years, pastored for 15 years, and ministered for 42 years. He was a graduate of Howard Payne University and a member of Union Baptist and Tarrant Baptist Associations. Martin had a passion for reading, knowledge, and Jesus Christ. He was preceded in death by his father, Martin Rocha Sr., mother, Trinidad Adame Rocha.

He is survived by his wife, four children, nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and six siblings.

Wife, Kay Rocha; four children, Gwen Rocha-Roeda of Ogden, Utah, Angela Rocha-Dornelly of Houston, Texas, Mark Rocha of New Caney, Texas and Sarah Rocha-Rabalais of Santa Fe, Texas; nine grandchildren, William Dornelly, Anthony Dornelly, Travis Rocha, Austin Roeda, Derek Rocha, Kaitlyn Roeda, Martin Dornelly, Summer Rocha and Jessie Rocha; three great-grandchildren, Chloe Rabalais, Tyler Bodnar and Grayson Rabalais.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Forest Park East Funeral Home, 21620 Gulf Freeway, Webster, Texas 77598. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Forest Park East Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery.