He is preceded in death by his parents, Benevenchio “Billy” Hernandez and Paula Tellez Hernandez; one brother, Jerry Hernandez.
Survivors include one daughter, Maria “Hopie” Hernandez of San Antonio; three sisters, Sylvia Alaniz of Houston, Becky Porras and Bertha Sanchez, both of Refugio; three brothers, Arthur Hernandez of Woodsboro, Ernest Hernandez of Corpus Christi and Jessie Hernandez of Ingleside; and two grandchildren, Alyssa and Richard Villanueva, both of San Antonio.
A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, at Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at St. Therese Catholic Church in Woodsboro. Burial was in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Roel Gonzales, Marcos Gonzales Jr., Samson Hernandez, Jerry Hernandez Jr., Kevin Porras, Jason Porras, Orlando Escobedo and Michael Moya.