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Luis Barrientes Hernandez

Birth Date: December 5, 1957
Death Date: July 10, 2018

Luis Barrientes Hernandez of Cape Coral, Florida passed away with his loving family by his side on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 following some recent health challenges.  He was 60 years old.

Luis was born on December 5, 1957 in San Antonio, Texas, the proud son of Ruth (Barrientes) and Daniel Hernandez.  He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and was the Owner of Hernandez Used Appliances in Fort Myers.  Luis was also an active member of the 1st Christian Church of Cape Coral.  He was married to and leaves behind his devoted wife Malinda (Suarez) Hernandez.  He also leaves to cherish his memory his mother Ruth; children Nino Hernandez (Angela) and Amanda Hernandez (Nicholas Scalingi); grandchildren Nicholas Scalingi, Natalia Scalingi and Gianna Hernandez; his brother Sgt Maj. (USMC Ret.) Tony Hernandez Matias (Sonia) and sister Marcie Rivera (Rudy).  Sadly, he was preceded in death by his father Daniel.

A Visitation for Luis will be conducted from 3:00-5:00 PM on Thursday, July 19, 2018 inside the Chapel at Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 1589 Colonial Boulevard, Fort Myers, Florida 33907, (239) 936-0555.  Cremation rites will be accorded following this service.  A Committal Service with Military Honors provided by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8463 of Cape Coral will take place at 2:00 PM the following day, Friday, July 20, 2018 at Memorial Gardens Cemetery after which his urn will be laid to rest in the Field of Honor section.

In lieu of flowers, the family instead suggests a memorial contribution in honor of Luis be made to the Gulf Coast Humane Society, 2010 Arcadia Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33916, (239) 332-0364.  

To share a story or photo, leave a tribute or to offer condolences to the family at this difficult time please visit the memorial webpage for Luis at and sign his guestbook.

July 19, 2018
3:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home
1589 Colonial Boulevard Fort Myers, FL 33907
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Military Honors by Harney Point VFW Post # 8463
July 20, 2018
2:00 pm
Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Cemetery
1589 Colonial Boulevard Fort Myers, FL 33907
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Committal in Cemetery
July 20, 2018
2:00 pm
Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Cemetery
1589 Colonial Boulevard Fort Myers, FL 33907
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  1. Malinda. Our condolences to you and your family. You all are in our prayers. May my cousin rest in peace.

  2. Louis B Hernandez

    Written by: John A Combettes

    Dear Melinda and Family,
    I’m at a complete loss of words . I don’t understand why Jesus chose my friend to leave us so soon . I know that Our Loard makes these decisions without notice or explanation and leaves all angry and sad . I know however that Jesus has picked this time for our brother , to join him and Louis is now in a beautiful place rejoicing with Jesus , and praying for all of us down here . My prayers and thoughts are , with you my friend Louis and that you are at peace and with Jesus and reunited with your dad . I pray for Melinda and all family to keep strong through this most difficult time . God Bless you all . Love .. Your friend , Brother in God and Neighbor….. John

  3. Loving Brother Louie

    Written by: Marcie Rivera

    Malinda, Nino, and Amanda,
    We’re praying for each of you asking our lord to give you strength to carry you through this heart break. We are going to miss my brother so much. Your dad was a great dad and a loving brother. His heart was made of gold and each of you will be able to always have know you have him with you always. Mother Ruth is heart broken, but knows that he is with is dad and sister Becky. God called our angel home but he left us with his love. Our faith will carry us all through this time.
    Be Still and know that I am GOD. Psalm 46:10

  4. In Loving Memory of Luis

    Written by: Marcos and Mariah Rojas

    Dearest Malinda and family,
    We are so sorry for the loss of Luis. We hold our memories of him and those 10 wonderful days we spent with him in Israel closer than ever now. May God grant you peace during this difficult time. Much love, many hugs and lots of prayers from the Rojas’.

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