Octavio Hernandez, age 71 of Hobbs, New Mexico passed away February 13, 2023 in Odessa, Texas surrounded by his family and loved ones.
Mr. Hernandez was born February 06, 1952 to Frank Hernandez Sr. and Isabell Ocon in Carlsbad, New Mexico.
A memorial service will be held in honor of Octavio on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Calvary Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Matthew Sena officiating. Cremation will be taking place at a later date.
Octavio is survived by his wife of 48 years, Maricela Hernandez of Hobbs. Two children; Tobie Orona of Hobbs. Teresa Coudding and husband Rosco of Odessa, Texas. Two sisters; Lola Ulibarri of Amarillo, Texas. Nina Carrillo of Hobbs. Brother; Frank Hernandez Jr. and wife Emma of Hobbs. Uncle; Albert Hernandez of El Paso, Texas. Six grandchildren; Christian Orona and wife Ashlynn of Hobbs. Aubrey Velasco and husband Daniel, Isabel Coudding, and Natheon Coudding II all of Odessa, Texas. Adalis Herrera of Lubbock, Texas. Jacqueline Hernandez of Albuquerque, New Mexico. 3 great-grandchildren; Ian Velasco, Isi Velasco, and Ila Velasco all of Odessa, Texas and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Octavio was preceded in death by his parents; Frank and Isabell. Son; Anthony Hernandez. Sister; Pat Trevino.
Octavio served his country in the 1970's as a proud US Army Solider. He was SP4 rank and received a National Defense Service Medal and was a Sharpshooter M-16. Thank you for bravery, strength, and sacrifice you made for this country.
Mr. Hernandez is forever loved and will always be missed by his family and loved ones.
Services are under the direction of Calvary Memorial Funeral Home of Hobbs, New Mexico.
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