Rosary for Robert Rodriguez, 69, of Lubbock, who died August 14, 2018, will be held Friday, 7p.m. at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel. Family will receive friends and family on Friday, 4pm-9pm at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass for Mr. Rodriguez will be Saturday, 2p.m., at Christ the King Cathedral with Father Rene Perez officiating. Burial will follow in Anton Cemetery under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home.
Robert was born on November 17, 1948 in Littlefield to the late Antonio and Irene Rodriguez. On June 2, 1973 he married his loving wife Perlita Leal in Lamesa, Texas. Robert received his Bachelors degree from Texas Tech. He later went onto to work for Texas Instruments and was a real estate investor. He was an active member of the community, serving as President of LEARN Board of Directors and served on the Lubbock Utility Electric Board. He was the District Director for LULAC District 1 and had served as President for LULAC Council 263 for many years. He was on committees for Los Hermanos Familia and Vamos a Pescar.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a son Jorge Rodriguez and a brother Ricky Rodriguez.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Perlita Rodriguez of Lubbock; sons Tomas (Medesa) Rodriguez, Mario Rodriguez; daughters Mona (Nick) Sims and Sophia Rodriguez all of Lubbock; a brother David Rodriguez of Stewart, Oklahoma; sister Emma Pena of Lubbock; a grandson Alex Robert and two granddaughters Annabella and Abigail Rodriguez.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to LEARN Inc (2161 50th St #115, Lubbock, TX 79412, through Lubbock National Bank at (806) 761-4101 or online at paypal.me/pools/c/872XtYtXAv .)