Mr. Hernandez was born May 26, 1935, in Pettus to Sid and Refugia (Flores) Hernandez. He was a retired offshore welder.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include two sisters, Kathryn Suniga of Beeville and Josie Cardenas of Pasadena; and a brother, Sid Hernandez Jr. of San Angelo.
Visitation was held Monday, March 5, from 2 to 9 p.m. at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel. A rosary was recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel. Interment followed at Pettus Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Sid Hernandez, Juan Constante, Lupe Constante, Joe Constante, Edward Hernandez and Sonny Aguirre.
Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel