BEN BOLT, TEXAS - Manuel G. Hernandez, age 74, passed away January 31, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was born March 21, 1942 in Alice, Texas to Manuel G. Hernandez Sr. and Leonides Garcia Hernandez. He was a member of the Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas. He also worked in the oilfield for numerous years. Manuel enjoyed fishing and listening to “canciones de corridos”. He will be dearly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel G. Hernandez Sr. and Leonides Garcia Hernandez; wife, Evangelina Hernandez; and daughter, Delia Hernandez.

Manuel is survived by four sons, Manuel Hernandez III of Ben Bolt, Joel Hernandez of Ben Bolt, David Hernandez (Delia) of Green Acres, and Jesus Hernandez of Ben Bolt; two daughters, Alma Ramirez of San Diego and Lucia Flores of Green Acres; seven brothers, Reynaldo Hernandez of Ben Bolt, Robert Hernandez of Alice, Moses Hernandez (Alejandra) of Alice, Ruben (Rachel) Hernandez of Alice, Lupe Hernandez of San Antonio, Enrique Hernandez (Lupita) of Alice, and Rene Hernandez (Gloria) of Alice; one sister, Dalia Augustus (Ray) of Ben Bolt; 14 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 5 till 9 p.m. at Rosas Funeral Home Chapel in Alice with a Rosary being recited at 7 p.m. that evening. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 1 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Ben Bolt. Burial to follow at Las Almas Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements entrusted with ROSAS FUNERAL HOME, INC.