Anthony S. Hernandez (Tony)
Tony was born on May 10, 1949 in Lovell Wyoming to Alfred and Angela Hernandez. He was the 3rd eldest child out of 5 siblings, Phyllis, Alfred, Joe, Angie and Richard. Tony our beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, joined the Lord on Feb 1, 2021.
Tony attended schools in Santa Barbara and worked for the Santa Barbara Unified School District for 40 years, and retired on June 6, 2009. After graduating from High School, he was drafted and proudly served his county in the Army for 1st Field Force, tour in Vietnam.
Tony was full of unconditional love for his family and was loving, kind, funny, dependable, trustworthy, and courageous. We will miss his words of encouragement, wisdom and his sense of humor. His passion was BBQing with family gatherings, camping with friends and family and pitching horseshoes.
Tony was loving husband to his wife Diana of 47 years, and Proud father to 4 children; Cynthia Hernandez, Tony Jr (Angela) Hernandez, James (Brooke) Sena, and Michael (Sunny) Ramirez. Best grandfather to 9 grandchildren; Andrew, Isaiah, Francisco Jr, Marisa, Jaxon, Shyanne, Olivia, Blake, and Sienna.
Tony will be laid to rest on Friday Feb 19, mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church at 1:00PM, immediately following graveside at Calvary Cemetery.