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Sunset Northwest Funeral Home

6321 Bandera Road, San Antonio, TX

OBITUARY

RAIMUNDO RODRIGUEZ

August 18, 1930January 6, 2020

Raimundo Rodriguez, 89, passed away peacefully Monday, January 6, 2020, in San Antonio, Tx. He was born on August 18, 1930, in Laredo, Tx, the son of Merced Rodriguez and Dora Tamez.

Raimundo is survived by his loving wife of 49 years Gilma Rodriguez; four sons, Adin (Kimberly) Gonzalez, Adiel (April) Rodriguez, Aldrin (Julieta) Rodriguez, Gaddi DeMatta; one daughter, Ceila (Kenneth) Follis, and 21 grandchildren and many very special family and friends.

SGT Raimundo Rodriguez proudly served in the United States Army and retired after 20 years of faithful service as Infantryman from 1948-1968 during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was stationed in numerous locations in Asia, Latin America, and Continental United States. Raimundo also served in the USAF Civil Service as a sheet metal mechanic at Kelly AFB, San Antonio, Texas from 1984-1994. He maintained aircraft like the B-52 Stratofortress, C-5 Galaxy, and F-16 Fighting Falcon.

After retiring from the Army, he and his wife settled in Guatemala City, Guatemala, where they became members of Missionary Church of God where he served for four years as co-pastor of one of the numerous churches in this denomination. They later moved back to San Antonio, Texas in 1984 where he became very involved as an usher and deacon at Faith Assembly of God. He was a member for over 34 years.

A visitation will be held Sunday, January 19th at 5:00pm to 8:00pm with a prayer service beginning at 6:00pm- 8:00pm at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home, 6321 Bandera Rd, SATX. Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, January 20th at 12:00pm (Noon); interment to follow at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery at 2:00pm.

Services

19 January

Visitation

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sunset Northwest Funeral Home

6321 Bandera Road
San Antonio, Texas

19 January

Prayer Service

6:00 pm

Sunset Northwest Funeral Home

6321 Bandera Road
San Antonio, Texas

20 January

Celebration of Life

12:00 pm

Sunset Northwest Funeral Home

6321 Bandera Road
San Antonio, Texas

20 January

Interment

2:00 pm

Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery

1520 Harry Wurzbach
San Antonio, Texas

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Leticia Tamayo

January 10, 2020

Mi querida amiga en Cristo. Mis condolencias para usted y toda la familia. Incluyendo nuestros queridos amigos que realmente extrañarán a nuestro amigo. Quien descansa tranquilamente en su lugar favorito en los brazos del nestro senor! Lo que se nos ha adelantado. ¡Quédate en paz en el nombre de Jesús!

Dr Jose y Letty Tamayo
Tu amigos en Christo!
Te amo.💞🙏

Gilaine Schneider

January 8, 2020

Such a wonderful, loving, godly man! Raimundo and Gilma loved on everyone. He will be missed. My deepest condolences to the whole family! Praying for all of you at this difficult time.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY