Pedro C. Rodriguez Sr. “Welo”
February 22, 1941 - December 10, 2021
Pedro Rodriguez Sr., age 80, better known as “Welo” passed from this life peacefully on Friday,
December 10, 2021 at his home in Odessa, Texas. He was born to the late Miguel and
Guadalupe Rodriguez on February 22, 1941. He married the love of his life Maria on November
29th, 1959 and recently celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary.
Pedro was a devoted husband, father, grandfather & great-grandfather. Everyone knew him
best by Welo. He was a happy go lucky man who loved life and everyone that he knew. He
loved to sing and play his guitar and was always joking around and making everyone laugh. He
also enjoyed fishing and camping, and watching the Dallas Cowboys, but most of all he enjoyed
getting together and spending time with family and friends. He will be so dearly missed by his
family and friends and all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Those left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife, Maria M. Rodriguez, son Pedro
Rodriguez Jr. and wife Myra of Crane, Tx, son Sam Rodriguez and wife Christina of Midland,
TX, son Gabriel Rodriguez and wife Patsy of El Dorado, TX, son Angel Rodriguez and wife
Cynthia of Odessa, TX and daughter Grace Orona of Odessa, TX. He has one brother Martin
Rodriguez and wife Mary of Odessa, Tx, sister Mary Gonzales and husband Miguel of Odessa
Tx and sister Gloria Rodriguez of El Paso, Tx. He also had 18 grandchildren and 31 great
He is preceded in death by his parents Miguel and Guadalupe Rodriguez and several brothers.
Pallbearers are grandchildren, Christopher Rodriguez, Manuel Rodriguez, Gabriel Rodriguez
Jr., Rebecca Rodriguez, Raymond Orona, Zachary Orona. Honorary Pallbearers are Jennifer
Rodriguez and Kaleb Lozano.
Visitation begins Tuesday, December 13, 2021 at Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home in Crane, TX at
2:00 p.m. Rosary will be Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home.
Catholic Mass will be Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church at
2:00 p.m. and Interment to follow at Crane County Cemetery