Jose Natividad Hernandez was born September 8, 1945, in Ramirez, Moctezuma, San Luis Potosi, Mexico to Daniel and Isabel (Alvarez) Hernandez. He passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2020, in Marlow, Oklahoma with his family by his side.
Viewing will be held on Thursday and Friday, November 12-13, from 9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Whitt Funeral Home. Visitation with the family will be Friday, November 13, from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Whitt Funeral Home.
A rosary is scheduled for Saturday, November 14, at 10:00 A.M. at the Assumption Catholic Church in Duncan, followed by Mass at 11:00 A.M. with Fr. Peter Jandaczek and Deacon Manuel Garcia officiating. Interment will be in the Duncan Municipal Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Gilbert Hernandez, Oscar Hernandez, Antonio Jones, Mateo Jones, Daniel Gonzalez, and Brandon Skelly. Honorary pallbearers are Greg Skelly, Buddy Barber, Chance Meeks, Ron Smith, and Paul Walker. Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home.
Nat was a kind, loving, hard-working man. He was a man of great faith which never faltered, even when Alzheimer’s took over. He enjoyed early mass and always helping to serve in any way possible. Nat was a generous man, always giving to different charities.
Nat worked for Paul Walker for many years; horses were his passion. He loved the outdoors. After retiring from ranching, he went to work at the Vo-Tech as a custodian. Nat loved people; he made many friends, whether they were students, co-workers, or just visitors. He never met a stranger.
He enjoyed exercising, eating healthy, being outdoors, listening to music and dancing but, above all, he loved his family dearly.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Anastacio Hernandez, Inez Hernandez, Valentin Hernandez; and daughter-in-law, Angie Hernandez.
Nat is survived by his children: Isabel and husband Buddy Barber of Malvern, Arkansas; Gilbert Hernandez and Whitney of Allen, Texas; Olivia Hernandez and fiancé Ron of Midwest City, Oklahoma; Oscar Hernandez of Seguin, Texas; Ana and husband Greg Skelly of Oklahoma City; Alma Hernandez of Duncan; mother of his children, Gudelia Hernandez; grandchildren: Megan and husband Chance Meeks; Chris and wife Amber Barber; Crystal Barber; Gina Hernandez; Hana Hernandez; Emma Hernandez; Kala Hernandez; Antonio Jones, Mateo Jones, Kyli Jones; Andrea Hernandez; Abbi Hernandez; Ashlee Hernandez; D’Ana Guzman; Brandon Skelly; Julia Skelly; Daniel Gonzalez; Delia Gonzalez; Susie Gonzalez; Maddie Richardson; great grandchildren: Autumn Gonzalez, Penelope Hernandez; Adyson Barber; Blaklyn Barber; Kenedi Barber; Camdon Barber; brothers: Gerardo Hernandez of Mexico; Ramon Hernandez of Mexico; Paul Hernandez of Texas; Martin Hernandez of Texas; Roy Hernandez of Texas; Inez Hernandez of Texas; Daniel Hernandez of Texas; sisters: Emma of Mexico; Ermelinda of Mexico; Theodora Hernandez of Texas; Carmen Hernandez of Texas; Elvira Hernandez of Texas; Toni Salazar of Texas; Tina Hernandez of Texas; stepmother, Maria Hernandez; and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in his memory to the Assumption Catholic Church of Duncan.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.whittfh.com.
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