Jose R. Hernandez, 61, of Corpus Christi passed away on April 30, 2011. He was born on Feb. 17, 1950 in Corpus Christi to Celestino Hernandez Sr. and Ofelia Rodriguez Hernandez.

He was a resident of Robstown.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Ofelia R. Hernandez.

He is survived by his companion, Lucy V. Huerta, of Corpus Christi; his children, Joey (Pauline Garza) Hernandez, Patricia (Willie Garza), both of Robstown, Suzanna (Mando Gonzalez) Hernandez, Andrew Hernandez and Joshua (Valerie) Hernandez, all of Banquete; his stepchildren, Millie (Ronnie) Vasquez of Robstown, Vanessa (Jimmy) Castillo of Corpus Christi, and David (Monica) Huerta Sr. of Robstown; his father, Celestino Hernandez Sr. of Robstown; his brothers, Gilberto Hernandez of Robstown, and Celestino (Terry) Hernandez Jr. of Corpus Christi; 14 grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 2, 2011 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown. The Funeral Service was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown. Burial followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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