Rodolfo B. "Rudy" Munoz, 60, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 after a short illness. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother, that will be sadly missed by all his family. He  was a 1970 graduate of San Diego High School and was presently employed with Ballinger Construction Company. He enjoyed working, and on his free time he enjoyed spending time at the ranch with his family. He also enjoyed music and his horses.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Emma B. Munoz; his mother-in-law, Aida C. Salinas and his grandsons, Troy Anthony Salinas, Jude Matthew Salinas and Nicolas Andrew Alviar.

Rudy is survived by his wife of 41 years of marriage, Nora S. Munoz of San Diego, Texas; son, Rodolfo Munoz Jr. of San Diego, Texas; daughters, Monica Vasquez, Nora Lamar (Gilbert) Sanchez and Yvonne Salinas of San Diego, Texas; Lisa Marie (Roel) Alviar of Alice, Texas; his father, Eliseo A. Munoz Sr. and father-in-law, Rafael G. Salinas of San Diego, Texas; five brothers, Rogelio (Rosie) Munoz of San Diego, Texas; Eliseo (Lupita) Munoz Jr. of Corpus Christi, Texas; Eddie (Yolanda) Munoz of Alice, Texas; Eloy Munoz and Jose Oscar (Cindy) Munoz of San Diego, Texas; five sisters, Idalia  (Joe) Olvera, Celina (Manuel) Salazar, Corina (Robert) Ledesma, Sara Perales and Lamar (Juan) Rivera all of San Diego, Texas; grandchildren, Justine Marie Vasquez, David Luis Vasquez Jr., Gilbert Rene Sanchez Jr., Aida Nicole Sanchez, Emma Kate Salinas, Madison Bella Thompson, Megan Ashley Munoz, Rodolfo Munoz III, Gabriel Munoz, Vyolet McKenzie Munoz, Christian Shayne Alviar,  Roel Alviar III; numerous nieces and nephews.

 Visitation will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2012, at the Garza Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas with a Rosary to be recited at 6 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2012, at St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church in San Diego, Texas , Texas. Interment will follow at the San Diego Cemetery in San Diego, Texas.

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 Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home.

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