Felipe C. Hernandez, 85, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019 in Lubbock. Services for Mr. Hernandez will be 10:00 am Friday, October 25, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Reymundo Manriquez officiating. Burial will follow in The City of Lubbock Cemetery under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors. Visitation for Mr. Hernandez will start 10:00 am Thursday, October 24, 2019 with a rosary starting at 7:00 pm at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Felipe was born October 10, 1934 in Presidio to Jose & Nolberta Hernandez. He married Eliza Jimenez on June 7, 1959 in Lubbock and was a laborer. He was a dedicated catholic and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where he served as an usher and was a 1St Degree Knight of Columbus. He enjoyed fishing, roping, playing poker, bingo and loved telling jokes. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and large number of grandchildren.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Eliza (Alice) Hernandez; one son, Felipe Hernandez Jr. and wife Monica of Lubbock; four daughters, Angie Astorga, Patty Marrufo, Rebecca Martinez and husband Richard, Irma Pena & husband Juan all of Lubbock; two brothers, Vicente Hernandez of Odessa, Antonio Hernandez of Presidio; a sister, Reyes Hernandez of Odessa; twenty four grandchildren and forty-one great grandchildren
He is preceded in death by three brothers, Raul Hernandez, Francisco Hernandez, Eloterio Hernandez