Ernesto Fuentes Rodriguez, age 71, of Midland, Texas, passed away Sunday night, March 23, 2014 at Midland Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.
He was born March 1, 1943, in El Moral, Coahuila, he was the son of the late Francisco Rodriguez and Sophia Fuentes Rodriguez. Ernesto lived most of his life he lived in Rankin, Texas.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Rosa Ramoz Rodriguez; along with eight children; Frida and Crispin Escamilla of Midland, Texas, Ernest and Marisa Rodriguez of McCamey, Texas, Azeneth Marquez of Midland, Texas, Lolita and Michael Quiroz of San Angelo, Texas, Frankie and Jolene Rodriguez of Midland, Texas, Mida and Richard Dickerson of Casa Grande, Arizona, Tamara Rodriguez and Carl Gentry of Miles, Texas, and Eliud and Elizabeth Rodriguez of San Antonio, Texas; 22 grandchildren, Candace Rodriguez, Christopher Escamilla, Frankie Escamilla, Justin Rodriguez, Jonathan Rodriguez, Isaac Rodriguez, Samantha Rodriguez, Krisna Ramirez, Michael Marquez, Elias Marquez, Justin Balderas, Lauren Balderas, Lillian Quiroz, Olivia Quiroz, Nathan Rodriguez, Noah Rodriguez, Taylor Dickerson, Chance Dickerson, Paris Dickerson, Cash Dickerson, Maddison Hamm, Allison Hamm and Mattis Rodriguez; 2 great-grandchildren, Marquez Rodriguez and Madelyn Rodriguez; 7 siblings; and many other loving nieces, nephews and relatives.
Rosary for Ernesto Rodriguez will be held at 7pm on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel in McCamey. Funeral Mass will be held at 11am on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McCamey. Burial will follow in the Rankin Cemetery in Rankin, Texas. Pallbearers will be Ernest Rodriguez, Francisco Rodriguez, Eliud Rodriguez, Jessie Espinoza, Ivey Espinoza, and Carl Gentry.