Bill Hugh unexpectedly passed on to Heaven on July 16, 2010 at home. He was born September 23, 1946 in Long Beach, CA to George and Lillie Mae Gibson Martinek. He was a devoted, loving husband for 39, years, a wonderful, fun, loving dad and an amazing "Pops". He loved God, serving his church where he was a deacon and reaching people for Christ. He positively impacted many lives as a coach and teacher in Putnam City Schools for decades and also enjoyed traveling the country while driving for Hobby Lobby. He was a sports enthusiast of all kinds. He is survived by wife, Karen; son, Billy Hugh Martinek Jr ; daughter-in-law Tina; step-grandson, Douglas; daughter, Suzanne Martinek and husband Jimmy Hawkins; grandson, Luke Patrick Hawkins; a new grandchild due in January and a brother, Marty Martinek of Austintown, OH. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Oklahoma. Visitation will be 8:30AM-8:30PM Monday with the family receiving visitors from 5-7pm. Services to celebrate his life will be 10:00 AM, Tuesday, July 20th at Highland Hills Baptist Church with interment to follow at Rose Hill Burial Park.
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