October 11, 1919 ~ January 13, 2008
Ralph Vincent Fernandez also known as "Barracuda" born October 11, 1919 in Huntington Beach, CA. Resided his whole lifetime in Redondo Beach, CA. He was also a World War II veteran whom received a Bronze Star Medal. Went home to the lord on January 13th 2008. Preceded by: his wife Lupe Fernandez, two sons Melchor Fernandez and Ralph Vincent Fernandez Jr, two grandsons Armando Terrazas Jr. and Ricardo Ovando, as well as a great grandchild Anthony Ray Cook Jr. Survived by his daughters Guadalupe Victoria Fernandez and Jessie Chavez of Redondo Beach, CA; Rachel Fernandez of Inglewood, CA, Rebecca Terrazas of Clint, TX and son Ernie Lopez of Oregon. Also persevered by eighteen grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren; two sisters Lupe Abeyta of Redondo Beach, CA and Teresa Spears of Blackwell, OK.
A gathering of family and friends will be Friday, January 18, 2008 from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. with the Rosary at 7:00 P.M. both at Rice Mortuary Chapel in Torrance. The Funeral Mass will be Saturday, January 19, 2008 at 9:30 A.M. at the Risen Christ Chapel in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City. Committal will follow the Mass in Holy Cross Cemetery.
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