GLEN ROSE - Anselmo “Chemo” Fernandez, Sr., 79, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Wiley Funeral Home in Glen Rose, with interment in Squaw Creek Cemetery in Rainbow. Visitation will be held 12-2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.

Mr. Fernandez was born Apr. 21, 1934, in Poteet, to Alfonso H. Fernandez and Maria Wilburn Fernandez. He married Gloria Abrego in 1960 in North Wood, Iowa. He worked as a millwright in construction for H.P. Zachery and Brown and Root Construction Co. Anselmo was an outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish. He enjoyed and loved his family very much.

Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Gloria, in 2011; and two brothers, Anselmo and Willie Fernandez.

Survivors include children, Sally Dixon, Anselmo Fernandez, Jr., Tommy Fernandez, Billy Fernandez; ten grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and brothers and sisters, Ben Fernandez, Alfonso Fernandez, Adelina F. Ortiz, Alex Fernandez, Joe Fernandez, Jesse Fernandez, Roy Fernandez, Rudy Fernandez and Gloria F. Castanedo.