Felipe Rodriguez Hernandez 75 of Abilene, TX passed away Thursday, January 21st, 2021 at Hendrick Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held Friday January 29, 2021 at 11:30am with Deacon Victor Ramirez Officiating, with burial to follow at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday from 5-7pm at the North's Funeral Home Chapel.
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Felipe was born in Pearsall, Texas to Parents Genaro Hernandez Sr. and Trinidad Rodriguez. He received his primary education from Pearsall Public Schools graduating from Pearsall High School in 1963. After High School, Felipe joined the United States Air force and served honorably for four years and served in the Vietnam War. On November 4, 1969 Felipe married the love of his life Minerva, and the two spent 51 loving years together. Mr. and Mrs Hernandez moved to Seymour, TX and spent 18 years there until moving to Abilene in 2018. He loved to be outside working in the yard, listening to music but most of all he loved spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.
Felipe was preceded in death by parents Genaro Hernandez Sr. and Trinidad Rodriguez, brothers; Crespin Hernandez, Raymundo Hernandez, and Pedro Hernandez.
Left to cherish his memories are wife Minerva Hernandez of Abilene, Son Victor David Hernandez and wife Arceli of Munday, TX, daughters: Adrianna Hernandez of Abilene, Ana Laura Hernandez of Abilene, Aurora Ortega and husband Jesse of Abilene, 12 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and a host of extended family and many friends. Services entrusted to North's Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.northsfuneralhome.com