Miguel Garcia Hernandez passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the age of 75 at Northbrooke Healthcare Center.
He was born on May 8, 1943 in Rioverde S.L.P., Mexico to the late Rafael Hernandez and Concepcion Garcia. Miguel began tannery work at the young age of 11 in Mexico. He came to the United States at the young age of 27. He worked for the Catholic Diocese for 25 years and then spent 15 years with The Peabody Hotel. Most importantly, he valued family, he built a strong work ethic, and was loved by many. He was a member of the Holy Names Catholic Church in Memphis, TN. He enjoyed boxing, fishing, ping-pong and tennis.
Miguel is survived by his two loving daughters, Misty Hernandez-Perry and her husband Greg of Jackson, TN, Christina Baccus and her husband Thomas of Decaturville, TN, he was blessed with four grandchildren, and three sisters. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Miguel is preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and one sister.
SERVICES: Private family graveside services will be held Friday, July 27, 2018 at Highland Memorial Gardens at 10:00AM with Father Tojan Abraham officiating.
The family has requested that memorial contributions be directed to the Catholic Diocese of Memphis, 5825 Shelby Oaks Drive, Memphis, TN, 38134.