Gilberto "Bob" Martinez Hernandez Jr., 46, passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2010 after a sudden illness. He was born on July 25, 1963 in Robstown to Gilberto B. Hernandez Sr. and Elida Martinez Hernandez. Gilberto was a truck driver for HAAS Anderson Co., a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, and a musician who played and participated with numerous functions and activities with the St. Anthony's Church Choir. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Rosario Hernandez of Robstown; one daughter, Jennifer Marie Hernandez; and one son, Gilberto Hernandez III, both of Robstown; his parents, Gilberto and Elida Hernandez Sr. of Robstown; two sisters, Leticia Hernandez and Melissa H. Soliz, both of Robstown; three grandchildren, Edwardo Vargas, Isaac Anthony Tanguma and Jacob Lee Tanguma; one niece, Daniele Renee Hernandez; two nephews, Jonathan Allen Hernandez and Stephen Ray Hernandez; his companion of 12 years, Guadalupe Garza of Robstown; five step-children, Julio Garza, Ricky Garza, Aimee Vallejo, Lydia Garza and Johnny Garza, all of Robstown; three step-grandchildren, Jay Anthony Garcia, Nathaniel Isaiah Guzman and Jaiden Emilio Garza; and other relatives and friends
A Rosary was held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 23, 2010 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown. The Funeral Mass was held at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 24, 2010 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Robstown. Interment followed in St. Anthony's Catholic Cemetery.
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