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Funeraria del Angel Roy Akers

515 North Main Ave, San Antonio, TX

OBITUARY

Jose H. Rodriguez

January 23, 1930October 22, 2019

Jose Humberto Rodriguez 89, is now resting in the comforting arms of his loving God. He was born January 23, 1930 in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, and passed away on October 22, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He was preceded in death by his loving daughter Martha Hernandez. He survived by his loving wife Rosa Rodriguez, Children: Gloria Zurita (Felipe), Jose H Rodriguez Jr. (Rosalinda), Blanca Rosales (Ray), Arturo Rodriguez (Monica), Elizabeth Rodriguez and Jennifer Rodriguez. He was a proud grandfather of 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Growing up in the ranchlands of Mexico, he was a true cowboy who rode horses, roped cattle, hunted venison, and slept under the starry moonlit skies. He made his own natural rope and tequila from the native plants found on the land and learned to churn his own butter. Seeking a better life for his family, he legally emigrated to the USA and worked two back-to-back full-time jobs to put food on the table and buy a small home on San Antonio's Westside. There he raised a happy family. Jose taught himself to speak read and write English and he studied and achieved a State of Texas certification in the principles of advanced refrigeration, installation and repair. His skills kept him in demand throughout San Antonio's Westside for many years and allowed him to put his children through college. A man who knew how to live off the land, he had 15 productive fruit trees, a vast herb garden, and the best manicured lawn on the block. He was a man of pride. Jose was never afraid of professing his faith and love for Jesus Christ, his savior. God prepared a special place in heaven for Jose; he now rests in the eternal arms of his creator. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Funeraria del Angel Roy Akers from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with the Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, the Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of Prayers at Funeraria del Angel Roy Akers at 10:00 a.m., with interment to follow at San Fernando II.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, October 29, 2019
  • Rosary Service Tuesday, October 29, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, October 30, 2019
  • Committal Service Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Memories

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jesse and manuela Ortez

October 24, 2019

condolences to the family of Mr Jose H. Rodriquez . My wife met this man many years ago and he and his wife welcomed us into his home and treated as family. Art. is married to my cousin Monica ,I can't remember the reason for going . I rode down with Monica and "Baby" Amber (a ride I will never forget). During our stay , I remember hearing about all the goings on in the (Hood) they lived in. He and his wife made us feel really at home. I regret not going back to visit. May he rest in Peace. The Ortez's

Melissa Rodriguez

October 23, 2019

I love you so much grandpa. I will carry you in my heart for forever. I am so very thankful that i was blessed to have you as my granpito. You were always there for your grandkids. I cant remember a single time that you didn't show up for me, and i will forever love you for that. I am sure you had so many loved ones waiting for you in heaven. My heart aches for you, i can hear your voice telling me you love me, I'm gonna miss that. Rip granpito until we meet again....here is one of my favorite photos of you and my baby girl. This is exactly how i will remember you always...

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY