Jose Fernandez III passed away on March 19, 2022. He was 20 years old. Jose was born on April 2, 2001 to his loving parents Denise Parra and Jose Fernandez in Watsonville, California. He was a lifelong resident of Watsonville and coached basketball for the YMCA. Jose had many passions; sports, music, working, and building a better future for himself and family.
He loved to be active in football and played for the Watsonville High school as a quarterback. Jose was the biggest fan of the 49ers. Jose had a smile that would light up a room. He loved life and that included his family and friends.
Jose is preceded in death by his grandfather Jesse Sanchez and his sister Heaven Parra. He is survived by his parents, grandparents, and siblings; Isabel, Jasmine, Sophia, Elena, Johnny, Noel, Alberto, and Ceasar Fernandez.
A visitation will be held at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel on Tuesday March 29, 2022 from 5-10 pm, with a Rosary at 7 pm. Mass will be held Wednesday March 30, 2022 at 1 pm at St. Patrick’s Church. Burial to follow at Valley Public Cemetery.
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