Santiago Hernandez Sr., age 79 passed away July 28, 2013. He was born May 1, 1934 in Big Wells, Texas to Fermin Hernandez and Margarita Collazo Hernandez. He is preceded in death by his wife Flora Hernandez and daughter Gloria Hernandez, parents Fermin and Margarita Hernandez, brother Fermin Hernandez Jr., and sister Dora Pena.
He is survived by daughter Mary L. Andrade, sons Gilbert (Elvia) Hernandez and Jimmy Hernandez all of Gregory, Texas. A brother, Armando (Irma) Hernandez, sisters, Santos, Precillia, Ninfa and Isabel. Grandchildren, Luis, SueAnn, Javier, Jimmy III, Nick, Gus, Jesse, and Gibby. Great-grandchildren, Breadon, Cameron, Isabella, Levi, Avery, Mercedez, Naveah, Anastasia, and Michael Anthony, numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 10:00 am to 9:00 pm with a rosary recited at 7:00 pm at the Limbaugh Funeral Home in Portland, Texas. A funeral mass will be celebrated on August 1, 2013 at 10:00 am at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Gregory, Texas. Burial to follow at the Gregory Cemetery in Gregory, Texas.
Pallbearers, Luis Escobedo, Javier Andrade, Nick Hernandez, Gus Hernandez, Jimmy Hernandez III, Gibby Hernandez, Rogelio Menchaca, and Rene Menchaca.
Wednesday, July 31st, 2013, 10:00am - 9:00pm, Limbaugh Funeral Home
Thursday, August 1st, 2013, 10:00am, Immaculate Conception Church