Mr. Rocha was born Dec, 24, 1945, in Rio Verde San Luis Potosi, Mexico, to Marcelino Rodriguez and Luz Rodriguez Rocha. He married Angelita Casarez in Beeville on April 9, 1985, and was a forklift operator for Wastequip, Inc. He was a Catholic.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers-in-law, Chano and Jose Casarez.
Survivors include his wife, Angelita C. Rodriguez of Beeville; a sister-in-law, Valentina Casarez; and numerous other family members and friends.
Visitation was held Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 12 to 9 p.m. at Angelus Funeral Home. A rosary was recited there at 7 o’clock.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at 2 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with Father Luke Thirunelliparambil officiating. Musical selections were provided by vocalist Fernando Cisneros. Burial followed in Our Lady of Victory Cemetery #2.
Pallbearers were Augustin Benavidez, Carlos Rodriguez, Guadalupe Herrera, Pedro Galvan, Ricky Valencia and Juan Gonzales.
Tomas Llamas served as honorary pallbearer.
Angelus Funeral Home