Tomas A Hernandez, Sr.
Published January 05, 2013 12:45am by
Funeral Mass was celebrated for Tomas A. Hernandez Sr., age 62 of Seminole, at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at St. James Catholic Church, with Father Paul Karieakatt officiating. Rosary was held on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at St. James Catholic Church. Burial followed at Gaines County Memorial Cemetery. All services were under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.
Mr. Hernandez passed away Monday, December 31, 2012 at the Hospice House of Odessa following a lengthy illness. He was born January 13, 1950 in Artesia, New Mexico to Raquel (Alvarado) and Reynaldo Hernandez. He married Maria R. Alaniz in Presidio on September 29, 1968, and had lived in Seminole since 1976.
Tomas was a hard worker and a great provider. He worked in the oilfield, and was a loving person who cherished his family very much. He had a great sense of humor and enjoyed playing the guitar and drawing. Tomas is preceded in death by three sons: Tomas Hernandez III in 1969; Daniel Hernandez in 1979; and Ricardo Hernandez in 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Maria R. Hernandez of Seminole; one son, Tomas Hernandez, Jr. of Carlsbad, New Mexico; two daughters, Elizabeth Hernandez of Seminole, Laura Hernandez of Abilene; parents, Raquel and Reynaldo Hernandez of Presidio; five brothers, Reynaldo Hernandez Jr., Hector Hernandez, Jose Luis Hernandez, Pedro Hernandez, and Miguel Hernandez; two sisters, Socorro Rodriguez and Veronica Barraza and four grandchildren.