Ruben Hernandez of Uvalde passed away on February 12, 2020 in Uvalde at the age of 73. He was born on August 21, 1946 in San Bernardino, California to Magdaleno and Carmen (Mendoza) Hernandez.
He married Rachel Chavez on April 18, 1973 in San Jose, California.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years of Uvalde; daughters, Rebecca Hernandez of Uvalde, Rose Gonzalez and companion, Fernando Castillo of Uvalde, Renee Zepeda of San Jose, California, and Ruby Hernandez of Santa Clara, California; sons, Ruben Hernandez and Richard Hernandez both of Uvalde; brothers, Francisco Hernandez of Modesto, California, Thomas Hernandez of Sunnydale, California and Gerald Hernandez of Sacramento, California; 17 grandchildren, Israel Sauceda, Marcus Hernandez, Gabriel Zepeda, Kianna Hernandez, Venessa Hernandez, Aaron Hernandez, Elijah Hernandez-Cortez, Veronica Hernandez, Alyssa Gonzalez, Jayden Hernandez, Josiah Gonzalez, Jalina Hernandez, Ruben Hernandez, III, Joshua Hernandez, Brianna Hernandez, Vidal Zepeda, Noah Castillo; 1 great grandchild Adrian Trevino, III.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Lisa Hernandez; brother, Robert Hernandez and sister, Mercy Garcia.
Visitation will begin on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
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