05/08/2017 - Benjamin Raymond Hernandez Sr.
Funeral services for Benjamin Raymond Hernandez Sr., age 58, will be at 11:00 AM on Monday, May 8, 2017 at the Rockyford School Gymnasium in Rockyford, SD with Father Christopher Johnson, S.J., and Joyce Tibbitts officiating.
Burial will be at St. Paul’s Catholic Cemetery in Sharp’s Corner, SD.
A two-night wake service will begin at 3:00 PM on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Rockyford School Gymnasium in Rockyford, SD.
Benjamin was a veteran in the U.S. Navy. He was born on August 1, 1958 in Pine Ridge, SD to Chauncey Sr. and Eleanor (Cottier) Hernandez. He made his journey to the Spirit World on April 27, 2017 at his home in Sharp’s Corner, SD.
Benjamin is survived by brothers Terry Hernandez of Sharp’s Corner, SD and Donald Hernandez of Yankton, SD; sisters Ellen Hernandez and Karen Hernandez of Sharp’s Corner, SD; Sandra Graham, whom Ben raised as a child; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Benjamin was preceded in death by parents Chauncey Sr. and Eleanor Hernandez; son Benjamin Hernandez Jr.; and brothers Chauncey “Babe” Hernandez Jr. and Darrell Hernandez Sr.
Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Benjamin Raymond Hernandez Sr.
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