Armando L. Rodriguez
Armando Luna Rodriguez, 85, of La Pryor, died on April 13, 2019, in La Pryor.
He was born on Jan. 22, 1934, in La Pryor to Consuelo (Luna) and Estevan Rodriguez.
He married Guadalupe Garcia on Feb. 14, 1993, in La Pryor.
Rodriguez is survived by his wife of 26 years, of La Pryor; two daughters, Sylvia Rodriguez and Nelda Rodriguez; and son, Armando Rodriguez Jr., all of San Antonio; step-daughter, Annie Alaniz of Beaumont; three step-sons, Frank Garcia and Freddie Alaniz, both of San Antonio and Krist Alaniz of Uvalde; four sisters, Linda Melendrez of Ohio, Rosa Tellez and Connie Garcia, both of La Pryor, and Ester Espinoza of Dallas; one brother, Guadalupe Tellez of La Pryor; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Rodriguez served as a deputy sheriff with Zavala County in La Pryor for several years. He was a truck driver, a shade tree mechanic, and he loved yard sales.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Edna Valdez Rodriguez; brother, Anatolio Tellez; and stepfather, Florentino Tellez.
A rosary was recited on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
A funeral service was held yesterday at 10 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, followed by interment at La Pryor Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Hector Mata Jr., Hector J. Mata, Raymond Rodriguez, Krist Alaniz, Frank Garcia, Ryan Gonzalez, Jace Corrigan and Carmine Tayeh.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com