OBITUARY

Francisco Barragan Rodriguez Sr.

January 29, 1949June 28, 2018
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Francisco Barragan Rodriguez Sr., 69, of Big Lake, Texas passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 28, 2018 in Midland, Texas. Francisco was born in San Carlos, Coahuila, Mexico to Luis Rodriguez and Margarita Garcia. He married Dolores Rivero Vera on September 17, 1970 and celebrated 47 years together. They had five children together. Francisco was a man of many talents and helped everyone without hesitation. How to summarize a man’s life when he was such an enigma is impossible. His grandchildren knew him as dad and grandpa. Francisco went out with a smile and peacefully, a description of what he wanted to leave as a reminder to smile even when the sky is gray. He was a man that was nonstop until the very end. He was a father, husband and, last of all, a grandfather who not only taught his kids but also his grandkids the same strong ideals and traits. After 69 years of building a foundation that he will never see finished, he left a unique image of what a man should be. He is survived by his wife, Dolores Rodriguez along with his five children Francisco Rodriguez Jr., Lazaro Rodriguez Ruth Gonzalez, Abel Rodriguez and Vanessa Walker along with an immense amount of grandchildren. Francisco is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Simon Barragan Rodriguez. Pallbearers will be his grandsons- Lazaro F. Rodriguez, Jason Rodriguez, Jeremiah Gonzalez, Abel Rodriguez Jr., Isaiah Rodriguez and Lazaro Rodriguez Jr. There will be a visitation at Ellis Funeral Home from 1 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, 2018 with a Rosary at 7 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held at St Margaret of Cortona in Big Lake, Texas on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Glen Rest Cemetery.

  • FAMILY

  • Dolores Rodriguez, Wife
  • Francisco Rodriguez Jr., Son
  • Lazaro Rodriguez, Son
  • Ruth Gonzalez, Daughter
  • Abel Rodriguez, Son
  • Vanessa Walker, Daughter
  • And numerous grandchildren.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Lazaro F. Rodriguez
  • Jason Rodriguez
  • Jeremiah Gonzalez
  • Abel Rodriguez Jr.
  • Isaiah Rodriguez
  • Lazaro Rodriguez Jr.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, July 1, 2018
  • Rosary Sunday, July 1, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Monday, July 2, 2018
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Just wanted to let everyone know that I am thinking of you all at this time of deep sorrow in your lives. You all are in my heart and in my prayers. May God ease your burden and heal your heart as only He can do. My love to all, Verne

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FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Francisco Barragan Rodriguez Sr. was born in San Carlos, Coahuila, Mexico to Luis Rodriguez and Margarita Garcia.
He married Dolores Rivero Vera on September 17, 1970 and celebrated 47 years together. They had five children together. Francisco was a man of many talents and helped everyone without hesitation. How to summarize a man’s life when he was such an enigma is impossible. His grandchildren knew him as dad and grandpa.
Francisco went out with a smile and peacefully, a description of what he wanted to leave as a reminder to smile even when the sky is gray. He was a man that was nonstop until the very end. He was a father, husband and, last of all, a grandfather who not only taught his kids but also his grandkids the same strong ideals and traits. After 69 years of building a foundation that he will never see finished, he left a unique image of what a man should be.
Francisco passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 28, 2018 in Midland, Texas.at the age of 69.
He is survived by his wife, Dolores Rodriguez along with his five children Francisco Rodriguez Jr., Lazaro Rodriguez Ruth Gonzalez, Abel Rodriguez and Vanessa Walker along with an immense amount of grandchildren.
Francisco is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Simon Barragan Rodriguez.
Pallbearers were his grandsons- Lazaro F. Rodriguez, Jason Rodriguez, Jeremiah Gonzalez, Abel Rodriguez Jr., Isaiah Rodriguez and Lazaro Rodriguez Jr.
There was a visitation at Ellis Funeral Home from 1 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, 2018 with a Rosary at 7 p.m. A funeral Mass washeld at St Margaret of Cortona in Big Lake, Texas on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 11 a.m. Burial followed at Glen Rest Cemetery.