Mr. Rodriguez was born Aug. 2, 1937, in Beeville to Ramon and Sinforosa Maldonado Rodriguez and married Corina Ramos on May 6, 1977, in Corpus Christi. He served in the U.S. Army and was co-owner of the Westside Grocery and Washateria from 1960-1994.
Survivors include his wife, Corina Rodriguez of Beeville; four daughters, Crystal Ann DeLaGarza of San Antonio, Corrine (Frank) Retault of Kingsville, Tina Maree Holzerland of Austin and Sarah Santos Holzerland of New Braunfels; two brothers, Horacio (Mary) Rodriguez of Beeville and Benjamin (Adela) Rodriguez of Dallas; two sisters, Mary “Cookie” De Refugio (Frank) Ortiz of Houston and Palmira (Balde) Loya of Beeville; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial graveside services with full military honors will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, at Coastal Bend Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi.
Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel