Joseph A. Hernandez(1969 - 2013)

Joseph A. Hernandez January 1, 1969 - March 31, 2013 Visitation for Joseph A. Hernandez will be held at Basham Funeral Care (3312 Niles Street) on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 5:00 - 11:00 p.m. with the Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery (3700 River Blvd.) Joseph was born January 1, 1969 in Bakersfield, CA and he passed away March 31, 2013 at Kern Medical Center. He is preceded in death by his parents, Memo Hernandez and Rosemary (Sisneros) Reyes; his grandparents, Nacho and Carmen Sisneros; and brother, Ismael (Nappy) Hernandez. He is survived by his sons, Matthew and Joseph Hernandez; his beloved grandson, Ethan; his brother and sister-in-law, Jason and Laura Hernandez; his companion, Tina Mercant; step-daughter, Marina Beltran; aunts, Gloria Silva, Cynthia Rodriguez and many family members and friends. Joseph was employed at Clinica Sierra Vista as a medical assistant for the past three years, prior to that he worked as a custom home painter for Master Custom Painting. Joseph was an avid Rams fan. He loved to BBQ and spend time with his family. A very special thank you to Clinica Sierra Vista for their support. Joe loved being a part of their staff. For additional information, please contact Basham Funeral Care at 873-8200. Basham Funeral Care "Well I'm going back home to the place where I belong...." Basham Funeral Care www.bakersfield.com/obits

This obituary was originally published in the Bakersfield Californian.

Published online on Apr. 9, 2013 courtesy of Bakersfield Californian.