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“I was sorry to hear of his passing. Myself and Herbert had so many good times in the the Marines. I have so many pictures of him, would like to...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Larry Armstrong - Litchfield, OH

“I remember you and Kelly visiting our family on Grange street many times years ago. I always thought of you as a brother and it breaks my heart to...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Vincent Sandefur - Cassopolis, MI

“I remember as children playing together. I also remember all of us going to K-Mart to put Christmas presents on layaway then going to McDonald's...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jeannette Parent - Hickory, NC

“I´m so sorry to hear this. Sending prayers to family for strength. Today & the days ahead. Rest In Peace ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Carla

“I remember back when you graduated from high school and I gave you a Bowie hunting knife, you thought that it was the greatest thing. I also remember...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: michael fernandez - BATON ROUGE, LA

“I will always have great memories of hunting,fishing ,working with and hanging out with my great friend Herb and his family. There's nothing he...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Nate Sandefur - Osceola, IN

“I am so sorry. The world lost a good one. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Stacey Wise - Livingston, LA

Herbert O. Fernandez III passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, in Gramercy, Louisiana, at the age of 55. He was born on Monday, July 25, 1966 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to the late Betty Mae Waller and the late Herbert Fernandez Jr.. He was later raised by his step-mother Lucille Fernandez. He was a resident of Springfield, Louisiana.

Herbert is survived by his wife of 27 years, Kelly Fernandez, daughter, Jaquelyn Halie Fernandez (26), son, Bret Austin Fernandez (23), son, Branden Cole Fernandez (22), grandson, Samuel M Villar (9), brother, Mickey Fernandez (53), sister Kristy Hope Fernandez (41), as well as his granddaughters, Jayden Ann (3) and Jessalyn May (4) Coats.

He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert Fernandez, Jr.; mother, Betty Mae Waller; .

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Ponchatoula, 100 W. Magnolia St., Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454, on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 11:00 am. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 25, 2021, 9:00 am - 11:00 am.

Interment will follow in Louisiana National Cemetery, Zachary, Louisiana.

Face masks are now mandatory to attend any visitation or service at the funeral home. Thank you for your cooperation.

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