Edward âEddieâ Rodriguez, 56, of Big Spring died Monday, April 16, 2012, at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Vigil services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel. The family will receive friends from 7:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Msgr. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will be at Coahoma Cemetery.
He was born Feb. 21, 1956, in Dallas, Texas. He was a lifetime resident of Big Spring and a Catholic. He had been a welder for 40 years and was employed by SAGA Petroleum.
He is survived by his wife, Netha Rodriguez of Big Spring; four sons, Jason Rodriguez and wife Jennifer and Joseph Rodriguez and wife Christy, all of California, Daniel Rodriguez and wife Crissy and Matthew Rodriguez and wife Maggie, all of Big Spring; father, Concepcion Rodriguez of Big Spring; four sisters, Manuela Hernandez and husband Arnulfo of Coahoma, Anita Gaitan and husband Agustin and Martha Rubio and husband Gilbert, all of Big Spring and Carla Martinez and husband Robert of San Antonio; four brothers, Pete Rodriguez and wife Debra of San Antonio, John Rodriguez and wife Yolanda of Lawton, Okla., Joe Rodriguez of Big Spring and George Rodriguez of Pennsylvania; two grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Carlota Rodriguez; and one nephew.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com