OBITUARY

David Paul Rodriguez

December 18, 1962April 5, 2018

David Paul Rodriguez of San Bernardino, CA passed away on April 5, 2018. He died peacefully and surrounded by many of his loved ones. David was born on December 18, 1962 in Phoenix, AZ. He was the sixth of seven children to Gabriel and Rafaela “Fili” Rodriguez. He is survived by his father, wife, Ricki, children, Krystyn (Eric) Guillen, Karina Rodriguez, Rachel (Stephen) Watson, Adam (Bridget) Carter, and Matthew (Ashley) Carter, his siblings, Gabe Rodriguez, Mary (Daniel) Mishodek, Thomas (Melanie) Rodriguez, Michelle Waterlow and Gabriela (Nathan) Thinnes. He also leaves behind six grandchildren and a multitude of nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother and siblings Ralph and Becky Rodriguez. David learned construction as a teen and later co-founded a lath and plaster company. He loved to travel, listen to music, and was always living life to the fullest. He will be remembered for his easygoing spirit and generous heart, as well as his love of the Pittsburg Steelers. David was a proud father, loving husband, outgoing uncle, cherished brother, and witty friend. He taught his family to love one another and to never “sweat the small stuff". His mischievous smile left behind countless memories of joy and laughter. The song is ended, but the melody lingers on. Services will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Mt. View Mortuary & Cemetery. Rosary to begin at 3:30. Mass will be held Friday, May 4, 2018 at Our Lady of The Rosary Cathedral at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Mt. View Mortuary & Cemetery.

Services

  • Memorial Service Thursday, May 3, 2018
  • Rosary Thursday, May 3, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Friday, May 4, 2018
  • Committal Service Friday, May 4, 2018
REMEMBERING

David Paul Rodriguez

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Ricki Rodriguez

May 15, 2018

I miss you more than words can say. You will forever live in my heart!💜
Forever your wife, Ricki Lynn

Karina Rodriguez

April 30, 2018

Thank you for the pictures, Maureen! You described my dad best. I remember that one eyebrow...hilarious! He was so loved and will be very missed.

Maureen Egan

April 29, 2018

Maureen Egan

April 29, 2018

My deepest sympathies to Ricki and the Rodriguez family.
I've posted a couple of photos that reflect the David that I knew best. David was always happy, loved to party, and had that mischievous grin. He had a great laugh, and I also loved the way he could make that one eyebrow go up.
He will be deeply missed, and always remembered.

Teresa Aragon-Jurica

April 27, 2018

My thoughts and prayers go out to the whole Rodriguez family.

Danell Long

April 10, 2018

My heart goes out to his lovely wife Ricki and his daughters, whom I know, and the rest of the family. He was one of my favorite people, always smiling, cared about everyone. I will always remember the year you and Ricki invited me over for thanksgiving because I had no where else to go. We had a great time and meant so much. Till I see you again. R.I.P. Love always Danell

Judy Ann Rosso-LLopart

April 10, 2018

Such a huge, happy presence in my childhood! I'm glad you and Ralph are celebrating Heaven together now. God bless you David.

Pamela Santoro

April 10, 2018

My heart felt condolences to the family. I will always remember David as the one who was always happy. He loved having good times with friends, and when ever you ran into him he always had a big hug for you. He was always doing spur of the moment things like calling the Marquis from New Orleans and ordering a round for the whole bar. David had a big heart and lived his life that way. He left good memories for all. You will be missed my friend.
Pammie Santoro

Michelle Schoebel

April 10, 2018

My deepest condolences to Dave's family.
Life will never be the same Big bear will
Never be the same . We have lost a member of our pack I am going to miss your smile your laughter, hearing you
call me Mitchell and most of all your
shenanigans that only Dave can pull off .
Love you Dave like a brother I can't say
goodbye so I will say till we meet up again
Love you always in our hearts forever
The schoebel family

Barbara Egan

April 9, 2018

I cannot express how sad I am to hear about David. I can only imagine how his daughters and other family members must feel. What a great picture you picked. One thing about David that I will always remember is his wonderful laugh. He will be greatly missed.