He is survived by his sisters, Ofelia Aguilar of Karnes City, Mary Lou Martinez and husband Frank of Karnes City, Elaine Garcia of Yorktown, Teresa Perez of Beeville, Olivia Segura and husband Benito of Dickinson, Delia Lopez and husband Leonard of Pleasanton, Beatrice Mireles and husband Jesus of Pleasanton, Guadalupe Zamaripa of Pleasanton; his children, Jose Rodriguez, Jr. and wife Gloria of Pleasanton, Mary Helen Rodriguez of Florida, George Rodriguez of Karnes City, Johnny Rodriguez and wife Yolanda of Pleasanton, Jesse Rodriguez and wife Noemi of Pleasanton, Gilbert Rodriguez and wife Christine of Florida, Rudy Rodriguez and wife Carmen of Pleasanton; thirty-five grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jose was preceded in death by his parents, Bentura and Genoveva Rodriguez; his wife, Ester Rodriguez; brother, Ben Rodriguez and granddaughter, Tihisha Rodriguez.
Visitation was held Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in the Chapel of Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton from 2:00PM to 9:00PM, with a rosary recited at 7:00PM. A funeral mass was given on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at 10:00AM at St. Andrew Catholic Church, in Pleasanton, Texas. Interment followed at Jourdanton City Cemetery. Anyone wishing to leave condolences for the family, share memories or sign the guestbook may do so at www.hurleyfuneralhome.com.