LOVELAND, TX. -
Eusebio "Jay" Fernandez, 45, of Loveland, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Greeley. Jay was born on March 23, 1969 in Harlingen, Texas to Hilario and Antonia Fernandez.
Jay has lived in Colorado for many years but his heart belonged to Texas.
In 1993 Jay met Raquel and they have been together ever since, raising two wonderful children.
Jay was a truck driver for the Waste Management family for several years. He has been a loyal employee and a great friend to all whom he met. His hard work and dedication was showcased in all aspects of his life.
Watching and coaching his son Anthony play baseball was how he loved to spend his time outside of work.
He was very involved in coaching his son, but also inspired and encouraged other kids in the community. Coach Fred and Jay were going to reunite their baseball academy this fall, Northern Colorado Bulldogs, to expand their influence on the baseball community.
Jay is survived by his wife, Raquel; daughter, Michelle; son, Anthony; father, Hilario; sister, Julia French; two brothers, Samuel Fernandez (Elvia) and Rene Fernandez (Leticia) and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Visitation will be from 4:00-9:00 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014 with Recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 p.m. both at Trinity at Harrison Funeral Chapel
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014 at Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Interment will be at Heavenly Grace Memorial Park.
Published in Valley Morning Star on July 23, 2014