Juan Deleon Hernandez entered into rest on January 31, 2021. He was born on June 3, 1933, to Pedro Hernandez Ruelas and Delfina Hernandez Deleon.
Juan was a hardworking man who started working as a dump truck driver in the Boquillas area and in numerous ranches in Brewster County. He worked for Chilo Acosta in sheep shearing for many years. He also worked Candelia in Las Norias. He worked for thirty years at Big Bend Rio Grande Village.
Juan is preceded in death by his parents, Pedro Hernandez Ruelas and Delfina Hernandez Deleon; sister, Sara Hernandez; brother, Alfonzo Hernandez; sons, Juan Hernandez Jr., Roberto Hernandez; grandson, Sandro Hernandez; great granddaughters, Leilah Hernandez, Anahi Hernandez; daughter-in-law, Fransisca Hernandez.
Juan is survived by his wife, Maria Hernandez Ureste; brothers, Pedro Hernandez, Jose Hernandez, Manuel Hernandez, Alberto Hernandez, Domingo Hernandez, Javier Hernandez, Luis Hernandez; sister, Elvira Hernandez;0 children, Hernan Hernandez, Flora Hernandez and spouse Pedro Pacheco, Tranquilino and spouse Gloria Hernandez, Hilda and spouse Jaime Vasquez, Sara Hernandez, Domingo Hernandez, Jesus and spouse Noemi Hernandez, Luis Hernandez, Manuel and spouse Minerva Hernandez, Elodia Hernandez and spouse Jorge Bernal, Dominique Hernandez; thirty three grandchildren, and forty one great grandchildren.
The visitation will be held from 1-3pm on Thursday, February 4, 2021, at Grace Point Church. The service will be at 2pm on Friday, February 5, 2021, at Grace Point Church. Burial will follow at East Hill Cemetery.
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