Mr. Rodriguez was born in Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico to Jose Carmen Rodriguez and Maria Caltzonzin Rodriguez. He married Nickie Davila on April 9, 1977. He worked as a supervisor for G. E. Pouge for 21 years before retiring.
Survivors include his wife, Nickie Rodriguez of Kenedy; mother, Maria Rodriguez of Mexico; sons, Joshua “Joey” (Micaela) Rodriguez of Kenedy and Efrain “Bubba” (Andrea) Rodriguez of Converse; brothers, Jose, Ramiro, Rogelio and Pancho Rodriguez and sisters, Angelica Rivas, Carmen Rodriguez, Beatrice and Olivia Manzano; and grandchildren, Alex and Alycia Rodriguez.
Visitation was held Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel with a rosary recited at 7:30 p.m. that evening.
Funeral Mass was celebrated at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Kenedy with Rev. Norbert Herman officiating.
Interment followed in the Loma Alta Cemetery with Joshua D. Rodriguez, Efrain D. Rodriguez, Matias Gonzales, Jr., Pancho C. Rodriguez, Ramiro C. Rodriguez and Esteban Avilles serving as pallbearers.