Jose A. Hernandez, Jr., 73, of Clyde, passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019 in Firelands Regional Medical Center.
He was born on December 14, 1945 in Brownsville, Texas to the late Juan Jose Hernandez and Maria (Aguirre) Hernandez.
He worked at G&C Foundry for 36 years. He loved to fish, work with his hands, and read his bible. He was an avid church member of Sandusky Church of God.
Jose is survived by his wife of 29 years, Eleanor (Garcia) Hernandez; daughters, Christina Hernandez, of Norwalk, Gracie (husband, Macendo) Suarez, and Carmen Rachel Reed, both of Sandusky; son, Michael Hernandez, of Tampa, FL; step-sons, Bruce Reed and Otis Reed, Jr., both of Sandusky; step-daughter, Lisa Dyess, of Ocala FL; 14 grandchildren and step-grandchildren; sisters, Hilda (husband, Felipe) Naranjo, Diana (husband, Rudy) Vela, Esmeralda Villa Franco, Reguia (husband, Juan) Ornelas, and Norma (husband, Jose) Salazar; brothers, Rolando (wife, Connie) Hernandez and Salvador (wife, Maria) Hernandez; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren, and other loving relatives.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Mya C. Hernandez; step-daughter, Anna Reed; sister, Eva Hernandez; and brothers, Nicoles and Antonia Hernandez.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 5, 2019 until funeral services begin at 12 p.m. in Sandusky Church of God, 1018 W. Bogart Rd., Sandusky. Rev. Harvey Studer, Sr., will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Sandusky.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Jose’s name to one’s favorite charity.
Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is handling arrangements. Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting toftfuneralhome.com.
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