Samuel G. Rodriguez Sr., 75, passed away March 10, 2015, in Alice, Texas. He was born in Sandia, Texas on October 5, 1939, to Delfino Rodriguez and Severiana Rodriguez. He was a United States Army Veteran. Samuel was a truckdriver and later went to work for the pipeline where he retired. He enjoyed golfing, dancing and listening to music. Samuel was also known for his love of pool and being around his family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Severiana Rodriguez; father, Delfino Rodriguez; one brother, Raul Rodriguez; one sister, Lupita Rodriguez; mother in law, Alejandra Villarreal; grandparents, Epifanio and Reyes Puentes Rodriguez.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Reyes Rodriguez of Alice, Texas; sons, Samuel (Melissa) Rodriguez of Alice, Texas, Orlando (Sylvia) Rodriguez of Alice, Texas, Javier (Sylvia) Rodriguez of Alice, Texas, and Gabriel (Alexis) Rodriguez of Alice, Texas; daughters, Priscilla (Luciano) Martinez of Alice, Texas, and Monica (Gustavo) Ruiz of Laredo, Texas; sisters, Consuelo Alviar of San Antonio, Texas, Reyes (Bill) Caddell of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Dalia Gonzalez of Alice, Texas and Delia Covarrubias of Carrizo Springs, Texas; brother, Jose Delfino Rodriguez of Shelby, Michigan; sister in law, Oralia Rodriguez of Alice, Texas; 19 grandchildren, five great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held Thursday, March 12, 2015 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Rosas Funeral Home Chapel with a Rosary being recited at 7 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, March 13, 2015 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial to follow at Roberson Collins Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Leroy Garcia, Edward Rodriguez, Javier Rodriguez, Raul Rodriguez, Jacinto Rodriguez and Orlando Rodriguez.
Funeral arrangements entrusted with ROSAS FUNERAL HOME.