Florentino Hernandez, aged 84 years, of Temple passed from this life on Friday, January 5, 2018 at a local hospital. He was born on the 19th day of June 1933 in Maysfield, Texas to Hijinio and Esperanza (Salas) Hernandez.
Florentino made his living as a tradesman in asphalt and road construction for most of his life. He was associated with the Mt. Calvery Church in Temple and had been a resident of Temple for his entire life.
He is preceded in death by his parents Hijinio and Esperanza, 2 brothers Eugenio Hernandez and Candido Cortez as well as 1 sister Martina Davilla.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his 7 brothers Jose Leija, Pastor Hijinio Hernandez Jr., Juaquin Hernandez Sr., Guadalupe Hernandez, Jesse Hernandez Sr., Ricardo Hernandez Sr. and John Hernandez Sr. as well as 1 sister Virginia Ortega.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 11 AM at Hewett-Arney Funeral Home Chapel with a visitation to be held 1 hour before the service. Burial will follow immediately after the funeral service at Moffat Cemetery. Pastor Hijinio Hernandez Jr. will officiate.
Hewett-Arney Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.