Benjamin Fernández Herbert (1993 - 2015)

Benjamin Fernández Herbert (1993 - 2015)

Ben was born in Fillmore, California on July 10, 1993 to Sara Abigail Herbert and Saul Fernandez. Ben tragically passed away in a car accident. He is survived by his mother Sara A. Herbert, siblings Jorge Garcia Herbert, Claudina Luna Herbert, Carmen Aragón Herbert and Brenda Medina Herbert as well as, many aunts and uncles on both sides of family. His loving girlfriend Amanda Armstrong, hundreds of school and college friends, as well as Starbucks coworkers at Fillmore Starbucks, and recently opened Santa Paula Starbucks where Ben opened the store as a supervisor. Ben Fernández lived in Fillmore all his life.
Ben was a very positive, happy and wonderful person who touched the lives of many, many others in his life.
Brother Jorge said that he was an excellent person that never gave up on his goals. Despite obstacles in his life, he was a tough fighter and always figured a way to meet his challenge.
He never accepted “I can’t” as part of his vocabulary. Ben found God to be very present in his daily life, but also was very much aware of what God expected of him.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held for Ben at 12 noon on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at La Promesa de Jesus/Faith Community Church on Central Avenue, Fillmore. Burial Services will be held at Bardsdale Cementary at 10 am on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.
Arrangements were made by Skillin Mortuary.