Jose Carlos Fernandez, 52, of Ocala, FL passed away on December 4th surrounded by the love of his family. He was born June 18th 1966 to Jose “Pepe” and Angie Fernandez in Puerto Rico.

Jose moved to the Ocala area in the late 1980s. Shortly thereafter he earned his Associates degree in Accounting Data Management. Jose’s greatest joy in life was to meet new friends and to make them laugh. His hobbies included working in his garden, listening to Salsa music, and loving on his Fur Babies. He was an active fish enthusiast.

He is survived by his wife Dawn, his son Carlos, his mother Angie, brother Jorge (Dee), his Titi Elsie and cousin Cristel (Tito).

He is preceded by his father Pepe and cousin Geneann.

A celebration for Jose’s life will be held at 1pm, Friday, December 20th at Unity Church of Ocala.