John Henry Rodriquez, Sr., 81, went to be with the Lord on March 29, 2021. John was born on January 13, 1940, to parents, Juan and Pauline Rodriquez.
He is preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Abelardo, Richard, Jesus; one sister, Estella Rodriquez.
He was an Army veteran during the Vietnam war. He was also employed for 24 years as a Crew Boat Captain for Bruce Boat Rentals in Louisiana. He gave his service as a civil servant working as a cook for the Navy base in Ingleside, Texas. He later retired to be with family and spend time with his grandchildren. He loved puzzles, cookbooks, and had a deep love for Cajun cuisine. He was a world traveler without leaving his house. He also loved talking about places he visited if you had time to listen.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 51 years, Juanita Fuentes Rodriquez; sons, John Henry Rodriquez, Jr. (Aleisha), Rodney Roy Rodriquez, and Richard Lee Rodriquez (Christina); daughter, Michelle Irene Fazin (Paul); sisters, Herminia Cristan, Irene Rogers, Angelita Rendon, Eufemia Rodriquez, Elida Ramos, and Hermida De La Garza; Grandchildren, John Henry Rodriquez III, Jared Michael Rodriquez, Joshua Caleb Rodriquez, Chloe Alexis Michelle Rodriquez, Adrianna Elise Fazin, Christopher Nathan Fazin, Rylee Renae Rodriquez, and Ryder Liam Rodriquez; Numerous nieces and nephews.
John will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. with Rosary recited at 7:00p.m. Monday, April 5, 2021 at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home in Aransas Pass. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Aransas Pass. Interment will follow at San Ignacio Cemetery in Ingleside.
Online condolences may be left at www.charliemarshallfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements entrusted to:
Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes and Crematory
2003 W. Wheeler Ave.
Aransas Pass, Texas 78336
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