Visitation will be from 12 noon to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home in Houston. Mr. Rodriguez died Friday, March 25, in Houston.
He was born in Mercedes.
Mr. Rodriguez was an avid Houston Astros fan.
He was preceded in death by his ex wife, Hope Soto; a son- in- law, Danny Chavez; a granddaughter, Angela Marie Rosas; and a greatgranddaughter, Baby Evalicia.
Survivors are his children, Joe Rodriguez (Margaret), Blanche Rubio ( Ray), Elizabeth Rosas ( Ruben), Alice Chavez, Sophia Cabrera (Manuel), Stella Rodriguez ( Ruben), and Paula Soto; and his grand - children, Sylvia Ann ( Raymond), Joe Anthony (Maria), Sergio, Mark, Michael (Veronica), Joe Max, John David, Carey ( Tracy), Rachel, Jim ( Samantha), Joe ( Marla), John, Martin (Adriana), Reynaldo (Anna), Patricia (Daryl), Mary Alice (Marcos), Rick (Florinda), Larry Lee (Jessica), Vicente (Priscilla), Gilbert Ray, Ana (Sam), Amanda (Frank), John Charlie ( Vanessa), Maximiano “Jay” ( Theresa), Andrew (Veronica), Manuel Jr. (Alicia), Johnny (Elizabeth), Ashley, Michael, Justin; also, numerous great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews.