Jesus Hernandez Rodriguez, age 80, died peacefully on Sunday, July 21, 2019. He was born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Epifanio Hernandez and Sara Rodriguez on Friday, September 9, 1938. Jesus worked for ACME Brick company over 30 years. He loved meeting new people, and was what one would call a people person, he never met a stranger, and was always making new friends. Jesus was a happy person and was always smiling. He was a loving and great father of seven children, an even more loving and caring grandfather and great grandfather. Jesus enjoyed tinkering on cars, and always did any maintenance needed on the family cars. He is preceded in death by his parents, Epifanio and Sara. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 54 years, Jovita Hernandez; son Jesus Ortiz Hernandez and wife Elva; son Rafael Ortiz Hernandez; daughter Sara Ortiz Moreno – Hernandez; daughter Jovita Hernandez and partner Melissa Duran; daughter Maria Ramirez and husband Freddy; son Valentin Hernandez; son Francisco Hernandez; grandchildren Rafael Ortiz Hernandez II, Brittnie Hernandez, Jacob Ramirez, David Hernandez and Dominque Duran; great grandchildren Aliyana Galo and Avoni Malik Hernandez; sister Julietta Castaneda; sister Dominga Rodriguez; sister Estella Rodriguez; sister Maria Rodriguez along with numerous extended loving family and friends. A funeral service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home, 707 N. MacArthur Blvd in Irving.