Mr. Rodriguez was born May 27, 1936, in Runge to Guillermo and Josefina (Serna) Rodriguez. He married Rosa (Trevino) Rodriguez on Jan. 10, 1958, in Corpus Christi. He was retired and also served his country in the United States Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and children, Julian Rodriguez, David Moses Rodriguez and Manuel Garcia.
Survivors include five sons, Ranulfo Rodriguez Jr. of Michiana, Indiana, Julian (Sarah Linda) Rodriguez II of Beeville, Johnny Gilbert (Angie) Rodriguez of Goshen, Indiana, Israel (Melissa) Rodriguez of Gas City, Indiana, and Vince (Janie) Garcia of Atlanta, Georgia; one daughter, Maria (Genaro) Magana of Goshen, Indiana; two sisters, Josie Rodriguez of Corpus Christi and Yolanda Holloman of Las Vegas, Nevada; 14 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at Trevino Funeral Home. A rosary was recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral service was conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, July 14, at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Greg Traylor and Rev. David Silva officiating. Interment followed at Evangelico Cemetery with full military honors.
Pallbearers were Vince Garcia, Ranulfo Rodriguez Jr., Julian Rodriguez, Johnny G. Rodriguez, Israel Rodriguez and Joe Anthony Rodriguez.
Trevino Funeral Home