Aaron’s memory will forever be treasured by all who had the privilege of knowing him. As we gather to bid him farewell, let us celebrate the beautiful soul he was. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Young's Daughters Funeral Home & Bereavement Center. The funeral service will be held the following day on Thursday, October 12, 2023, starting at 11:00 AM with Cookie Hernandez officiating at Young's Daughters Funeral Chapel. After the service, Aaron will be laid to rest at Hillcrest Cemetery during a burial ceremony starting at 12:15 PM. In Lieu of flowers please consider making a memorial donation in the "Make A Payment Tab" on our website or by calling into the office at 254.401.1302.
Aaron Hernandez, lovingly known as "ARO", 31, passed away tragically in a fatal car accident in Bruceville-Eddy on Friday, September 29, 2023. He was born on September 23, 1992, in Temple, Texas. Aaron was a beloved son, brother, uncle and friend, and his memory will forever be cherished by those who knew him. Aaron was a forklift operator at DanHil Containers. He took pride in his work and approached every task with dedication and professionalism. While Aaron's professional life was important to him, it was his genuine warmth qualities that made him truly special. He will always be remembered for his bright smile that could light up any room, his kind heart that touched the lives of everyone around him, his warm hugs and respectful manners. Aaron had a deep love for his family and friends and enjoyed spending time with them whenever he could. He adored playing with his nieces and nephews and brought joy into their lives with his playful spirit. Aaron had a big heart and always made sure to show love and compassion to those around him. In addition to his work and family, Aaron had a wide range of hobbies and interests that brought him happiness. He loved watching anime and staying fit through working out. Music was also a part of his life, especially rap, R&B, and country songs. One of his greatest pleasures was playing Pokemon Go – he found joy in the adventure of the game. Education played an important role in Aaron's life as well. He excelled in powerlifting during high school and proudly represented Troy High School as player number 52 on the football field for the Troy Trojans. After graduating with honors from Troy High School in 2011, he continued his education at Texas State University where he pursued general studies. Throughout his life, Aaron embodied qualities that set him apart. He had a laughter that was contagious, and his genuine kindness touched everyone he met. Aaron was an honest individual with a humble and patient nature, always willing to lend a helping hand. His strong faith in Christianity guided his actions, and he lived his life with love and compassion for others. Among Aaron's accomplishments included earning his 3rd-degree black belt under Master Richard Schultz at The Academy of Martial Arts. This achievement showcased his dedication and perseverance in reaching his goals.
Aaron is survived by his beloved Uncle Louis A. Hernandez, parents, Alberto Hernandez Jr. and Misty Harris; as well as his siblings, Jason Solis, Thomas Hernandez, and Danielle Gonzales and her husband Juan Lumbreras; Nephews, Daniel Solis, Jason Solis and Juan Miguel Lumbreras; Nieces, Lilianna and Leilanni Lumbreras; Aunts, Adelita Berumen, Linda Martinez, Alvina Shelton and Rebecca Luna Castillo and Uncle Ben Hernandez.
He was preceded in death by his beloved grandmothers, Florene D. Hernandez, Judy Autrey, and his Grandfather, Alberto Hernandez Sr.
Through Aaron's time with us was tragically cut short, the impact he made upon our lives will never fade. His memory will live on through those whose hearts he touched. In our hearts, he will forever remain a beacon of love, laughter, and kindness. Rest in peace, dear Aaron Alberto Hernandez. May your soul find eternal peace as you continue to shine brightly among the stars above us all.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sabrina Young of Young’s Daughters Funeral Home & Bereavement Center in Temple, Tx.