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R. Maurice Hernandez

June 13, 1946 ~ November 27, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

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R. Maurice Hernandez, 77, of Chattanooga, TN, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2023, at Hospice Care Center of Chattanooga. Maurice was born in Bogota, Colombia on June 13, 1946.

Maurice arrived in the United States in 1961. In Chattanooga, Maurice attended Notre Dame High School and then attended Middle Tennessee State University. Maurice joined the United States Army in 1966 and served in Europe until 1970. During his professional career, he worked in Insurance and the Government. 

Maurice volunteered with the Brainerd Optimist club, Special Olympics and helped create youth soccer in Chattanooga during the late seventies with Cumberland Youth Soccer and the formation of Redoubt Soccer Association. In the early eighties, Maurice was the head coach of the soccer program at Notre Dame High School (NDHS). In 1983, he led the restart of the girls soccer program at NDHS and coached the team during the first two years.

Maurice is survived by his wife, Carolyn Hernandez of Chattanooga, TN; his sons, Scott (Cathie) Hernandez, Chad (Kara) Hernandez; his grandchildren, Gabrielle Hernandez, Abigail Hernandez, Emelia Hernandez, and Aidan Hernandez.

Preceding Maurice in death are his parents Margot Ramirez and Raul Hernandez.

On Saturday December 9th at Heritage Funeral Home in East Brainerd, there will be a Visitation from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (est) with a Service at 1:00 PM. A reception will be at 3:30 PM at Graysville United Methodist Church in Ringgold, GA.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 9, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home & Cremation Services (Chattanooga)
7454 E. Brainerd Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Memorial Service
Saturday
December 9, 2023

1:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home & Cremation Services (Chattanooga)
7454 E. Brainerd Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Reception
Saturday
December 9, 2023

3:30 PM
Graysville United Methodist Church
2331 Graysville Road
Ringgold, GA

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