Jesus Alejandro “Alex” Acosta Martinez, 36

Jesus Alejandro “Alex” Acosta Martinez passed away on February 11, 2018, at Tucson Medical Center. Alex was born on August 3, 1981, to Bertha Martinez and Jesus Acosta in Douglas, AZ. Surviving Alex are his parents Bertha Martinez and Jesus Acosta, his three sons D’Andre Acosta, J’mien Acosta and D’amien Acosta, his fiancé Melena Erickson and his stepdaughter Mia Salazar. Alex is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Jose Acosta and maternal grandfather Francisco Martinez. Alex is also survived by his grandmothers Hermelinda Acosta and Socorro Gonzales, sisters Jennifer Acosta, Darlene Martinez, Jessica Rojas and Priscilla Rivera, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, and nieces. Alex was a humble, funny, generous and caring man that adored his children. Alex was a great baseball player that represented Douglas as an all-star pitcher in American League & Babe Ruth championships. He then coached the Asps in Termite for 3 years. He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.

A viewing will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018, from 8 AM to 5 PM at Espinosa Funeral Home in Bisbee, AZ. A rosary will be recited on Friday, February 23, 2018, from 6-8:30 PM at St. Luke Catholic Church. Mass will be on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 10:00 AM at St. Luke Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Care entrusted to Alex Espinosa Bisbee Funeral Home, 520-432-4242.