Sergio Valencia Hernandez, 61, beloved son, husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed away peacefully on February 3rd, 2024. He was surrounded by his loving family.\n\nBorn on April 13, 1962 in Los Alvarados, Michoacan, Mexico. Sergio was the eldest son of Gaspar Hernandez and Sofia Valencia. He grew up in Woodville, California with his 11 siblings. He then met the love of his life, Martina, and moved to Porterville, California to raise his own family. He was a devoted father that dedicated much of his time to caring for his children.\n\nOutside of being a father, husband and grandfather Sergio enjoyed fishing, working on cars, and of course dancing. Dancing being what he was most known for. He could often be found on the dancefloor anytime there was music. He had a remarkable sense of humor and a contagious laugh that brightened the lives of those around him.\n\nSergio is survived by his devoted wife, Martina Hernandez, his children Esmeralda, Erika, Adriana, Sergio Jr., and his grandchildren Samantha, Emilio, Freddy, Audrey, Ricky, Ava, Ezekiel, Zuriel, Aleczander and Jovani. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him, but his memory will live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.\n\nRest in peace, dear Sergio, Your love and legacy will continue to inspire us all.