He was born to Prajedes Sr. and Eufemia O. Rodriguez in Mathis on Oct. 11, 1945. He married Petra Hernandez on June 21, 1964, in Beeville.
Mr. Rodriguez was preceded in death by his parents, Prajedes Rodriguez Sr., Eufemia O. Cano and Gregorio Cano Sr.; and one daughter, Ruby H. Rodriguez.
Survivors include his wife, Petra H. Rodriguez of Beeville; three sons, Louis (Angie) Rodriguez Jr., Guadalupe (Debra) Rodriguez and Albert (Rosie) Rodriguez, all of Beeville; three daughters, Erma (Cirio) Rodriguez, Amy (Jerry) Rodriguez and Crystal Ann (Andrew) Molina, all of Beeville; six brothers, Prajedes Rodriguez Jr., George (Bertha) Cano Jr., Noe (Colleen) Cano, Eidan (Louisa) Cano and Omar Cano, all of Beeville, and Mike (Stella) Cano of Refugio; nine sisters, Maria (Damien) Pacheco of Mathis, Baudelia Guerra (Edward) Burleson, Elidora (Pete) Garza of Port Lavaca, Biolanda (Pete) Garcia, Rose (Jessie) Arredondo, Debra (Jorge) Benitez and Eufemia (Ramiro) Benitez, all of Beeville, and Margie Cano and Vickie (Mike) Caballero of Corpus Christi; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Friday from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Treviño Funeral Home. A rosary was said that same evening at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday (today) at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with burial to follow at Our Lady of Victory Cemetery #2.
Pallbearers will be Prajedes Rodriguez Jr., George Cano Jr., Mike Cano, Eidan Cano, Gualadupe “Wally” Rodriguez Jr., Cirio “C.J.” Rodriguez III, Fabian Salazar and Raymond Gomez.
Honorary pallbearers will be his sons and grandchildren.