Raul L. Rodriguez Sr.
Raul Lopez “Papo” Rodriguez Sr., 88, of Uvalde died on May 16, 2020, at his residence in Uvalde.
He was born in Hondo on June 14, 1931, to Maria (Lopez) and Donicio Rodriguez.
He married Bartola Rosa Garcia in Wautoma, Wisconsin, on Aug. 11, 1956. She preceded him in death in 1999.
He is survived by daughter, Marisela Ortiz and husband, Jose Luis, of Uvalde; two sons, Raul Rodriguez Jr. and wife, Linda, of Mont Belvieu, and Ben Rodriguez and wife, Cheryl, of Burleson; sister, Noemi Hernandez of Lubbock; seven grandchildren, Jeffrey Rodriguez, Jeremy Rodriguez, Morgan Rodriguez, John Rodriguez, Delilah Ortiz, Jose Luis Ortiz Jr., and Julian Ortiz; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife; both parents; son, Juan Alberto Rodriguez; three brothers, Benito Rodriguez, Rodolfo Rodriguez, and Reynaldo Rodriguez; and one sister, Pauline Zamora.
A rosary recitation took place Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary with burial following at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jose Luis Ortiz Jr., John Rodriguez, Julian Ortiz, Dionicio Granado III, Leroy Chapa Sr., and Abraham Garza.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com