Samuel Lopez Rodriguez

July 23, 1934December 31, 2018

Samuel Lopez Rodriguez passed away peacefully at his home in Palmdale surrounded by loved ones on December 31, 2018. Sam was born on July 23rd, 1934 in Venice, California to Ponciano Rodriguez and Patrocinea Lopez. He has been a resident of Palmdale for the past 10 years and a resident of Los Angeles County for 84 years. Sam was an NC Machinist and worked in the Aerospace Industry for 30 years, retiring from Hughes Aircraft after 25 years. Sam served in the United States Army from 1953-1956. He is preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Rodriguez, daughter Dena and sister Stella; Survived by his five children; Emily, Virginia, Nancy, Sammy and Theresa; his 18 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; 4 Great Great Grandchildren and his siblings Larry, Mike, Connie, Frances, Isebel and Jesse. The family will be gathering at the Eagles lodge on Washington Blvd after the service.


  • Visitation Friday, January 18, 2019
  • Rosary Service Friday, January 18, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 18, 2019

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