Philip Martin Hernandez was born on November 10, 1971 at Doctors Hospital in San Diego, California and passed away on November 1, 2012 in San Diego at the age of 40.
Philip is survived by his mother, Bernadette Joy Gonzales, father, Felipe Hernandez, daughter Vanesa Hernandez, brother, Rudy Alexander Hernandez, and sister Christina Elizabeth Gutierrez. He is also survived by his Grandmother, Grandfather, Aunts, Uncles and cousins.
Philip graduated from Chula Vista high school in 1990. He then served 4 years in the U.S. army from 1990 to 1994. Philip became a volunteer firefighter with Riverside County Fire Department, where in 2002 he was hired as a paid firefighter with California Department of Forestry/Riverside Ranger Unit from 2002 to 2012. He proudly served for 10 years throughout different Communities within Riverside County.
Philip was a great son, a loving father to his daughter and a caring brother. He was a kind and dependable man who loved his family and always had a great sense of humor.
Philip has moved on to a better place but continues to live in our hearts and memories. He will be missed by all but forgotten by none.
Philip will be laid to rest on November 29, 2012 at Miramar National Cemetery.
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