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Benjamin "Nino" Avalos Hernandez

Obituary for Benjamin "Nino" Avalos Hernandez

January 6, 1947 - October 12, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 71


Benjamin "Nino" Avalos Hernandez, son of Julia & Tomas Hernandez, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home in the early morning hours of October 12, 2018, at the age of 71. Nino was born in Blessing, Texas on January 6, 1947.

He served his country honorably in the US Air Force, and as such, he will be buried with honors at the Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery on October 19, 2018.

A Visitation will be held the evening of October 18, 2018 at the Porter Loring Funeral Home in San Antonio.

His death is attributed to the complications of kidney disease, but Nino also valiantly fought diabetes and cardiovascular diseases for several years.

He is survived by his daughter Corinna Hernandez, son Gabriel Hernandez, and daughter Yvonne Hernandez. Along with his step-daughter Rosalinda Garza, and her sons Armando Nunez and Jovanni Garza. Of the 13 children born to Julia and Tomas, only Nino's sister, Hope DelaPena and brother, Benito Hernandez, survive. Both live in the Clovis-Fresno area of California. Nino was a Warrior to the end!

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San Antonio, TX 78212
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