Rosary for Mike Hernandez Sr. will be on Tuesday at 7 PM at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel-Tahoka. Funeral mass will be on Wednesday at 10 AM at St. Jude Catholic Church with Father John officiating. Burial will be held in Nevels Cemetery under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home and Chapels.
Mike passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017. He was born on July 8, 1946 in Reedville, Texas to the late Joaquin and Josefa Hernandez.
Mike married Manuela Alonzo on April 3, 1971 in Tahoka. She preceded him in death on January 23,2004.
He was a retired farmer. Mike was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church, he enjoyed reading his bible, working crossword puzzles,listening to music and spending time with his family. Mike was known to help anyone in need.
He is preceded in death by a daughter Maria Dolores Hernandez, a grandchild Jimmy Garcia Jr and a great grandchild Stephen Anthony Castro III.
Survivors include a son Mike Jr and wife Rosemary Hernandez of Lubbock, a daughter Mary Jane and husband Jimmy Garcia of Lubbock, a sister Eusebia Alonzo of Tahoka, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.