Ruben Hernandez, 49, of Dilley, died on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at his home. He was born on January 20, 1973, in Cotulla.
He is preceded in death by his biological mom Mireya Hernandez, father Anestacio Gonzalez Sr., brother Anestacio Gonzalez Jr. and uncle Ramon Nunez.
Ruben is survived by his wife Vanessa Ayala Hernandez, children Ruben Hernandez Jr., Ryan James Hernandez, Riddick Hernandez and Raven Hernandez (Jace Maszk), mother Rosa Gonzales of Dilley, siblings Abel Gonzalez (Bridget), Annabel Maldonado, Imelda Jimenez, Sylvia Mendez (Benito), Elena Cantu (Jay), Maricela Garcia (Tony) and Aida Elizondo (Freddy), uncles Juan Nunez and Rosalio Hernandez Jr., and aunt Frances Mendez. He is also survived by three grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers include Juan Cantu Jr., Julian Cantu, Aiden Gonzalez, Adrian Gonzalez, Kevin Gonzales, D.J. Jimenez, Ramiro Ochoa Jr. and Jesus Ibarra. Honorary Pallbearer is Josiah Mendez.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, September 20 at Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels in Dilley from 3 to 9 p.m. A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Funeral mass was held on Wednesday, September 21 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Interment followed at the Dilley Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels, Dilley.