US NAVY VETERAN
The family of Mr. Michael Hernandez, a US Navy Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders at the NON-LEO Support procession one and graveside rendering of military honors of their loved one. We are honored to accept this invitation.
Michael Anthony Hernandez passed away at the age of 44. He was born on Oct 1, 1976, at Christus
Santa Rosa Hospital in San Antonio, TX to Bernardo and Consuelo Hernandez. San Antonio, Tx has always been home to Michael, and it is where he has always lived other than the 10 years he was in the US Navy, but he eventually found his way home. Michael passed away to covid-19 after a grueling 3-week battle.
Michael was married to Shannon for 20 years together they have three beautiful daughters Isabell,
Gabriella, and Ariana. Michael leaves behind his father and mother Bernardo and Consuelo Hernandez, In-laws Russel and Kathleen Moore, three sisters Lorraine (Brett) Steelman, Yvonne Hernandez, Norma Jean Hernandez, and his brother Bernardo Hernandez Jr. Michael had many nieces and nephews that he loved: Amber, Briana, Seth, Michael, Ethan, Brooke, Abigail, and Romeo.
Michael enlisted into the US Navy 10/29/1996 and was Honorably Discharged on 01/20/2006. He spent 10 years in the Navy as an Aviation Warfare Systems Operator. He was deployed to Afghanistan shortly after 9/11. Michael flew countless missions over seas to protect our nation against terrorism and earned himself an air medal. Michael was an employee at the Audi L. Murphy VA Medical Center in San Antonio, TX, and a valued employee. Michael was a video game and motorcycle enthusiast. He was a seeker of knowledge. Michael was an inspiration to many and helped others to see their true potential. Michael had a smile that would light up a room and brighten even the darkest of days. He will be missed by many but never forgotten. Burial will take place on September 15, 2021, 10:00 am at Ft. Sam Houston Cemetery San
WEATHER: Hi 92 / Lo 73, 22% Chance of Rain, 87% Humidity, Wind: 7 mph N
REQUESTOR: Shannon Hernandez, Wife
STAGING: 7:45 am, Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Legends Tri-County Funeral Home
101 Centerpoint Road Suite B
San Marcos, Texas 78666
**THIS IS A MOTORCYCLE ESCORT ONLY. NO CAGES PLEASE**
BRIEFING: 8:00 am
HONOR LINE: 8:20 am
KSU: 8:30 am (Semper Gumby)
INTERMENT: 10:00 am – Shelter #1
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd
San Antonio, TX 78209
**THE CAGES WILL MEET AT THE SHELTER IN FT. SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETERY**
RC: Pete “Sea Dog” Johnson
FC: Alice “Cake Lady” Wagener