Cruz Arturo Hernandez(1989 - 2013)

Cruz Arturo Hernandez August 2, 1989 - March 2, 2013 Cruz Arturo Hernandez, 23, of Bakersfield, CA, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013, in a car accident. The funeral service will be held at Mish Funeral Home Oildale on Saturday, March 9th at 11am. Mike Osthimer of Calvary Chapel Westbrook will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 pm on Friday, March 8, 2013 at Mish Funeral Home Oildale. Cruz was born in Bakersfield, CA on August 2, 1989. He graduated from East High School. Cruz worked as an electrician for Braun Electric for the last 3 years and was in progress with his Apprenticeship classes to become a Journeyman. He was a celebrated wrestler in high school and enjoyed hunting, camping and spending time with friends and family. Cruz was married to Brittney Nikole VanWorth, also from Bakersfield on June 19, 2011. They had one son, Paxton Robert Hernandez, age 1. Cruz is survived by his spouse Brittney Hernandez, son Paxton Hernandez, Mother Reva and Stepfather Candido Pena III; Father David Hernandez and Stepmother Terry; Brothers David Hernandez, Antonio Hernandez, Michael Pena, Candido Pena and Joel Pena; Grandmother Antonia Reyes; Grandfather Robert Hernandez and many nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends who were a large part of Cruz's life. Cruz is preceded in death by Grandfather Frank Reyes and Grandmother Eulalia Hernandez. In lieu of flowers memorial donations, account 28122, may be given to Kern Schools Federal Credit Union PO Box 9506, Bakersfield, CA 93389. The family of Cruz Hernandez wishes to thank Braun Electric and numerous friends and family for all their support during this difficult time. www.bakersfield.com/obits

Funeral Home

Mish Funeral Home Oildale
120 Minner Ave Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 399-9391

Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 6, 2013