Pedro “Pete” Medina Hernandez

Published 5:02 pm Monday, April 27, 2020

Pedro “Pete” Medina Hernandez


Pedro “Pete” Medina Hernandez, 93, passed on peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, April 25, 2020. He was born in Leon, Mexico on March 21, 1927 to the late Pedro Ramirez and Cirila Medina Hernandez.

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Pete was a retired Production Manager with Lear Siegler, Inc. Royal Brake Products Division. He worked with EMS for 20 years and was a Volunteer Firefighter for 2 years. He was a parishioner of Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and a 4th Degree member of The Knights of Columbus. He was a hard working, well respected family man of this community. He will be sadly missed by many.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Ophelia Guizar Valencia Hernandez; a son, Steven P. (JennyRose) Hernandez of Lexington; two daughters, Cynthia Hargis of Science Hill and Patricia Crawford of Burgin; five grandchildren, Trinity, Molli, Jesse and Olivia; one great-grandchild, Owann.

A private funeral mass will be held Wednesday April 29th at Ss. Peter & Paul with a gravesite service to be done at the end of the week at Bellevue Cemetery. Pete requested that Memorial donations be done to the Ss. Peter & Paul – Elevator Fund. 

The online guestbook is available at You may send your thoughts to the family through our Hugs from Home program on our Stith Funeral Home Facebook page, your Hug will be present at the service.

With the current restrictions in place, the family is planning to have a Memorial Service next year on April 24, 2021 at Ss. Peter & Paul. So mark it on your calendars and we will gather and celebrate the wonderful life Pete had!!