Anselmo “Ernesto” Hernandez

Anselmo “Ernesto” Hernandez

Anselmo “Ernesto” Hernandez, 73, of Amarillo, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday December 9, 2020 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, located at 2500 S. Bolton Street in Amarillo. Interment will follow at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are under the personal care of Lighthouse Funeral and Cremation Services.

A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday night, at the funeral home.

Anselmo was born on May 21, 1947, in Galeana, Mexico, to Tiburcio and Elvira (Yanez) Hernandez. He married Agnes Moralez, the love of his life, on February 15, 1978, in Amarillo, Texas.

He worked for Tascosa Feed Yard for 23 years. After retirement, he went to work for the Amarillo Independent School District for 13 years. Anselmo was the janitor at Caprock High School and Tradewind Elementary School. His smile was contagious, he always had a way of making everyone laugh. He was loved by all who knew him. His hobbies were caring for his farm animals and making sure that he had the greenest yard. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tiburcio and Elvira Hernandez, and his sister, Octaviana, Hernandez.

Anselmo is survived by his loving wife, Agnes; two sons, Ernesto Hernandez and his wife, Vicki and William “Memo” Hernandez; one daughter, Melissa “Marie” Hernandez; five grandchildren, Nathan Hernandez, Janesah Hernandez, Christopher Hernandez, Olivia Hernandez, Yahritza Altamirano Hernandez; siblings, Felicitas Acosta, Guillermo Hernandez, Maria De la Luz Herrera, Mario Hernandez, Maria De Jesus Velasquez, and Perfecto Hernandez. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.


  1. Andi moralez

    So sorry for your loss ❤️

  2. Joanna Savage

    Agnes and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Nothing anyone says will make it easier . But I do pray that God comforts each one of you and embraces each of you in his arms that only he can give . My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

  3. Cathy Frausto

    My most favorite memory is how he and Agnes loved my kids. Especially my son Jay. Being a single parent we lived next door to them and he always made time him. We feel more like family then friends. We certainly will miss him. Love you and Agnes.

  4. Dolores moralez

    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family, Sorry we couldn’t be there for his services.

  5. Anonymous

    I am so sorry to read your husband has past. I know you was very close to him and loved him all my prayers for your family.
    Sharon Evans

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