Tim Martini of Henrietta, 52, of Henrietta, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 in Wichita Falls.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 28 at the First United Methodist Church of Wichita Falls with Rev. Paul Goodrich, pastor, officiating and Rev. Howard Walker, pastor of the First Christian Church in Henrietta, assisting. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery in Henrietta under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Henrietta.
Mr. Martini was born Dec. 26, 1961 in Wichita Falls to Donald Ray and Janice Darlene (Raab) Martini. He graduated from Henrietta High School in 1980. Mr. Martini then continued his education at Texas A&M University from 1980-1984 where he received degrees in animal science and an agriculture education. While at Texas A&M University, he served as a member of the Corps of Cadets Company B1. Later he received his Masters in Education from TWU in Denton. He was employed by Henrietta ISD from 1984-1994 as an agriculture science teacher. From 1994-1997 he worked as the high school assistant principal. In July of 1997 through June of 2000 he was employed as the junior high principal for Henrietta ISD. He married Allison Deal Harrison on Feb. 10, 2007 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Mr. Martini was the owner of Martini Services in Wichita Falls.
He was a very generous giving person who made numerous contributions to activities throughout this community. Mr. Martini loved young people and encouraged them to continue their education and follow their dreams. Mr. Martini especially enjoyed watching and encouraging students as they exhibited projects at local stock shows. He was an avid supporter of the Clay County Junior Livestock Show and Clay County Calf Scramble at the annual Pioneer Reunion. He was responsible for funding many scholarships to enable students to further their educations. A loyal and dedicated “Aggie”, he was a member of the Gold Level Century Club of Texas A&M University’s Alumni Association.
Mr. Martini is preceded in death by his mother, Janice.
Survivors include his wife, Allison Martini of Henrietta; one son, Will Harrison of Henrietta; one daughter, Hailey Harrison of Henrietta; a sister, Ladonna Walsh and husband Terry of Henrietta; his father, Don Martini of Henrietta; and two nephews.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls, P.O. Box 4804, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308; or the Henrietta FFA Chapter, 1700 E. Crafton St., Henrietta, Texas 76365.
Visitation will be at Davis Funeral Home from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday.