12/25/2013

John Rodriguez

John Rodriguez

LEOTI — John C. Rodriguez, 60, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

He was born Jan. 26, 1953, in Amarillo, Texas, to Jose R. and Antonia Cruz Rodriguez.

A resident of Leoti since 1997, Mr. Rodriguez was a truck driver for Seaboard Farms of Leoti.

On Nov. 26, 1982, he married Lupe Torres in Dimmitt, Texas. She survives. Other survivors include six daughters, Jennifer Duran of Newton, Anna Marie Rodriguez of Dumas, Texas, Lupita Rodriguez, Amanda Altman and Natasha Rodriguez, all of Leoti, and Veronica Rodriguez-Castillo of Garden City; two sisters, Mary Torres of Dimmitt, and Janie Castillo of San Angelo, Texas; four brothers, Jessie and Jacinto Rodriguez, both of Garden City, and Julian and Agapito Rodriguez, both of Sikeston, Mo.; 19 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Leoti. Burial will be at Leoti Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Price & Sons Funeral Home, Leoti. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the John C. Rodriguez Memorial Fund, in care of the funeral home.

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