Abel Hernandez, Jr., 64, of Waco, passed away Saturday October 5, 2019. Graveside services will be 10 am Thursday October 10, at Rosemound Cemetery, 3201 S 12th St, Waco, TX, with Pastor Ronnie Holmes officiating. The family will receive visitors from 6-8 pm Wednesday October 9, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Dr. Waco.
Abel was born September 29, 1955 in Oglesby, Texas to Abel Hernandez Sr. and Lydia Luna. He served in the United States Air Force. Abel was a handyman who could fix most anything. He loved to play practical jokes (or terrorize depending on who was asked) on his nieces and nephews. Abel loved fishing and football, especially his Dallas Cowboys.
He is preceded in death by his father, Abel Hernandez Sr.; maternal grandparents, Enes and Nettie Luna; paternal grandparents, Steve and Juanita Hernandez.
Abel is survived by his mom, Lydia Luna; sister, Esther Walton and husband Freddie Jr., brother Efrain Hernandez; sister, Penny Savage and husband Phillip; brother, Guadalupe Hernandez; brother, Steve Hernandez; brother, Roman Hernandez Sr. and wife Kimberly; son, Abel Anthony Hernandez; six grandchildren as well as a large extended family who loved him so.
The family would like to thank Providence Hospice for their loving and compassionate care of Abel.