Efrain G. Rodriguez
Efrain Gutierrez Rodriguez, 20, of Uvalde died on July 31, 2018, in Uvalde.
A rosary was recited on Friday and yesterday, and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 1 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
He graduated from Uvalde High School in 2017. He was a member of Uvalde Coyote football and track teams.
He was born on June 14, 1998, in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, to Margarita (Gutierrez) and Efrain Bustos Rodriguez.
Rodriguez is survived by his mother, of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico; grandmother, Maria De Jesus Bustos of Musquiz, Coahuila, Mexico; sister, Yanira Bustos of Uvalde; two brothers, Alex Gutierrez of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, and Miguel Gutierrez of San Antonio; two aunts, San Juana Flores and Martha Bustos Zamora, both of Uvalde; three uncles, Martin Bustos Banda and Pedro Bustos Banda, both of Uvalde, and Nicolas Bustos Banda of Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father; grandfather, Martin Bustos Sr.; and uncle, Juan Bustos Banda.
Pallbearers will be Diego Castillo, Javier Castillo, Chris Castillo , Leo Rodriguez, Christian Chapoy, Christian Flores, Jose Martinez III, Silvestre Flores, George Amaya, Larry Velasquez, Pedro Busto Banda, Juan Flores, David Zamora Jr., Joe Martin Zamora, Mathew Esparza, David O. Zamora and Martin Bustos Banda.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com