He spent most of his career driving for Consolidated Freightways. Ben enjoyed looking for antiques with his late wife, Virginia, hunting and watching football and baseball.
He is survived by his brothers, Ralph, Diego, and Jesse Hernandez; sister, Lupe Perea and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ben was preceded in death by his loving wife, Virginia; parents, Vincent and Theodora Hernandez; brothers, Nick, Fernando, and Martin; sisters, Jenny Padilla, Annie Martinez, and Mary Gutierrez.
Rosary will be held at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, in Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel.
Funeral Liturgy will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, In Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel.
Ben's entire family will serve as honorary pallbearers.