He was preceded in death by his sister, Catarina Maldonado.
Survivors include his wife, Amelia Rodriguez; five daughters, Sarah Rodriguez, Irma Saucedo, Mary Mercado, Lydia Guevara and Angelita Gonzales; two sons, Rudy Rodriguez and Eliberto Johnny Rodriguez; two brothers, Genaro Rodriguez and Severo Rodriguez; an aunt, Victoria V. Lopez; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces.
The family received friends at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hall on Tuesday from 2 to 9 p.m. A prayer service was held at 7 o’clock that evening.
The funeral service was conducted at Calvary Mennonite Church in Mathis Wednesday at 10 a.m. Interment followed at Descanso Eterno II Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Treviño Funeral Home in Corpus Christi.