Manuel E. Hernandez passed away on March 31st, 2022 at home surrounded by loved ones at the age of 86. He was born in El Paso, Texas to Domingo and Seferina Hernandez on Jan. 5th, 1936. He was happily married to his favorite person, Hortencia (Tencha), for 60 years. He worked farming, union construction, mining and volunteered at St. Vincent De Paul. He enjoyed fishing, camping, coloring and visiting Rocky Point. He had fun at the casino, especially if he won. Playing cards,
gatherings for BBQs and holidays with his big family were favorite activities. He was the comedian of the family and continued to be until the end.
He is survived by his wife, Hortencia; two sons, Jim (Marlene) and Luis (Sylvia); two daughters, Terry Bernal (Diego) and Cristina Garcia; brother, Fidencio; two sisters, Isabel Rascon and Carmen Tellez; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and
Preceded in death by his daughter, Rebecca Meza (Becky); sister, Anita Castillo; brothers, Domingo Jr. (Mingo), Ricardo (Ricky); and parents, Domingo and Seferina. Celebration of Life will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 22, 2022 at J. Warren Funeral Services, 525 N. Peart Road, Casa Grande. Burial will follow at 12:15 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery.