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George G. Rodriguez, Sr.

June 11, 1950 ~ August 27, 2021 (age 71)

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Heaven has gained another angel, our husband/father George G. Rodriguez Sr., 71 years old, of Odessa Texas, passed away on August 27, 2021, at ORMC in Odessa Texas. 


Viewing will be held at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Thursday, September 2, 2021, from 12 PM to 6 PM, with Rosary to follow at 6:30. Funeral services will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Friday, September 3, 2021, at 1:00 PM, with Father Mark officiating. Arrangements are being made by Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.


George G. Rodriguez Sr. was born in Harlingen, Texas to Ascencion and Maria Teresa Rodriguez on June 11, 1950; where he attended Harlingen High School.  He married Esperanza, the love of his life, on February 24, 1981, in Odessa, Tx. He graduated from Odessa College with a associates degree.  He worked at General Tire, also known as American Synpol, for 26 years.  He worked for the City of Odessa, parks repair for 19 years. He was a veteran serving in the United States Army where he was awarded a National Service Medal.


George G. Rodriguez Sr. is preceded in death by his parents Ascension and Maria Teresa Rodriguez, his grandson Ascension Rodriguez Jr., his brother Ricardo Rodriguez, and his nephew Joey Jimenez.


George G. Rodriguez Sr. is survived by his wife Esperanza Rodriguez, his children: daughter Cynthia Urias (Tommy), son Sammy Rodriguez, daughter Teresa Miranda (David), son Ascension Rodriguez, and son George G. Rodriguez Jr. (Jessica). Sibling Guadalupe Olvera from Odem, Texas, Josie Rodriguez of Harlingen, Tx, Johnny Rodriguez of Harlingen, Tx, Mary Reza of Austin, Tx, Dora Jimenez of McAllen, Tx.  Margie Soto of Bastrop, Tx., 14 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.


Serving as pallbearers will be Tomas Urias Jr., Zachary Urias, Christopher Urias, Nicholas Urias, Marc Rodriguez, Adrian Rodriguez, Tye Rodriguez and Mack Jernigan.


The family of George G. Rodriguez wish to extend our sincerest thanks to the ORMC nurses, and the ACTS Brothers.


George G. Rodriguez Sr. was the life of the party, who never met a stranger.  He was a Dallas Cowboy fan.  He loved to dance and sing.  He loved to hear and play music on his record player, and even 8-track.  He loved all kinds of music.  He was a very spiritual and godly man very involved with many church activities especially with ACTS Brothers. He was always willing to help anyone in need and you could always count on him.  He loved spending time with family and friends, even if it was a BBQ cookout.  He adored and cherished his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, brothers and sister aunts and uncles, numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, church family, friends, and co-workers.  We would like to see this as our dad receiving a call, a sort of an offer you can’t refuse, for an appointment from which he will not be returning. This assignment comes with a huge sign-on bonus, a reunion with family and friends he has not seen in a long time.  He will be deeply missed by all and never forgotten.



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Recitation of the Rosary
September 2, 2021

6:30 PM
Sunset Memorial Funeral Home
6801 E. Business 20 Hwy
Odessa, TX 79762

Mass of Christian Burial
September 3, 2021

1:00 PM
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church
7601 N. Grandview
Odessa, TX 79765

Interment following funeral service
September 3, 2021

Sunset Memorial Gardens
6801 East Business 20
Odessa, TX 79762

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