He was born Dec. 3, 1955, in Karnes City, TX to Eva Espinoza and Jimmie B. Rodriguez Jr. Jimmie was a retired Pipefitter having worked at fire prevention sprinkler companies all over the United States. He was a proud Sprinkler Union member and Catholic by faith. He married Cynthia Hernandez on Nov. 8, 2009.
Jimmie is survived by his wife Cynthia “Cindy” Rodriguez of Converse; daughter Patricia Lynn Rodriguez and spouse Ricardo Galvan of Houston, TX; son Jimmie Rodriguez IV and spouse Annabel of Denver, CO; sisters Monica Rodriguez-Galvan of Seguin, TX, and Blanca Stella Rodriguez and spouse James Sendejo of Seguin; brothers George Rodriguez of Seguin, Ronald Rodriguez of Seguin, and Mario Ramirez of San Antonio, TX; and nine grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, and two first cousins.
A rosary was recited 7 PM, Friday Aug. 19, 2011, at Rhodes Funeral Home in Karnes City with a funeral mass at 10:30 AM, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at St. Cornelius Catholic Church in Karnes City. Interment followed in the Karnes City Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Manuel Galvan, George Rodriguez, Joe Garza, Robert Quintanilla, Richard Villarreal, and Robert Villarreal, and honorary pallbearers included Ronald Rodriguez, Franco Sanders, Devin Briones, Derik Briones, and Joel Quintanilla.
The funeral services were entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home of Karnes City where the on-line guestbook may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.