Margarito Hernandez Jr.
Margarito Hernandez Jr., 73, of Hobbs, New Mexico, formerly of Uvalde, died on Jan. 1, 2019, at his residence.
He was born on Nov. 24, 1945, in Uvalde to Maria (Mensias) and Margarito U. Hernandez.
He is survived by two sons, Margarito Hernandez III and wife, Inez Cruz, of North Carolina and Nievez Hernandez; and daughter, Monica Hernandez, both of Pueblo, Colorado; two sisters, Aurora Mancha and Cleotilde Davila, both of Uvalde; brother, Ruben Hernandez and wife, Maria Hernandez, of Lamar, Colorado; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Lu Aviles Hernandez; and brother, Daniel Hernandez.
Interment of ashes was held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com