Valentine Kaleoaloha Fernandez
Bossier City, LA – Graveside services for Valentine Kaleoaloha Fernandez, CMSgt-USAF (Ret), age 79, will be held 10 AM Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Hill Crest Memorial Park. The family welcomes visitors on Friday from 5 PM to 7 PM at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home in Haughton, LA, with a Rosary scheduled for 7 PM.
Jupie, as his family affectionately knew him, was born February 14, 1939 to Romano and Eleanor DeLima Fernandez in Honolulu, HI. He joined the United States Air Force in 1957 and proudly served his country for over 28 years earning a bronze star and a Vietnam Service Medal among many other medals and commendations.Valentine passed peacefully surrounded by family on May 21, 2018, after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Fernandez was preceeded in death by his parents. Survivors include his loving wife, Renee; his children, Sherry Lynn Fernandez Lafitte (Jeff) Scott Fernandez and Shelly Steele; grandchildren, Jacob and Joshua Lafitte; sisters, Betty Kahalekulu, Joan Jarrett, Lani Wong and Gayle Jacob (Bryan); and many nieces, nephews, other family members and dear friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Shreveport, LA.