Thomas Leroy Hernandez, 66, passed away June 28, 2008, in Crescent City. He was born June 8, 1932, in Rio Vista. He was a 10-year resident of Del Norte County.

Thomas was owner/operator of a custodial service. He enjoyed fishing and loved to cook and travel.

He is survived by his children, Brenda Nielsen of Salt Lake City, Kevin Simpler of Crescent City, Ralph Simpler of Crescent City, Jeff Simpler of Salt Lake City, Cheryl Hernandez of Sonoma, and Tony Hernandez of Crescent City; and companion Joan Campbell of Crescent City.

Private services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.