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Jesse Hernandez, Jr.

May 15, 1966 — April 25, 2023

Jesús “Jesse” Hernandez, Jr. passed away peacefully April 25, 2023 at fifty-six years of age. Jesse was born May 15, 1966 to the Jesus Hernandez, Sr. and Estela M. Hernandez in San Benito, Texas.

He was employed by Reef Industries in the metal fabrication. In his leisure time, Jesse enjoyed fishing, playing his guitar, playing pool, and watching Dem Boyz. As a father, Jesse was known for dedicating much of his spare time volunteering as a coach every season for his children’s sports endeavors.

Jesse’s father, Jesús Hernandez, Sr. preceded him in death.

Left to treasure Jesse’s memory are his mother, Estela M. Hernandez; his sisters, Gracie Perales, Leticia Hernandez, Minerva Gutierrez, and Blanca Garcia; his children, Erik (Mitzi) Hernandez, Steven Ray Hernandez, and Emily Hernandez; and his grandchildren, Brandon Hernandez, Noah Hernandez, and Serenity Grace Hernandez

The Hernandez family wishes to thank Jesse’s many friends who were always there for him.

Visitation will take place Tuesday, May 2, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home. A recitation of the Holy Rosary will begin at 7 o’clock. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Following the Mass, Jesse will be laid to rest at Mont Meta Memorial Park.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Erik Hernandez, Steven Ray Hernandez, Randy Reza, Shawn Lewis, Juan Garcia, Hector Avila, Ruben Gonzalez, and Geronimo Resendez. Branden Hernandez and Noah Hernandez will serve as honorary pallbearers.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

1:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Recitation of the Holy Rosary

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Theresa Catholic Church

1300 Combes Street, San Benito, TX 78586

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Interment following Mass

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

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