He was born August 15, 1969 in Chicago Heights, Illinois son of Richard and Patricia (Caruso) Rodriguez.
Richard resided in Bronson for the past 40 years coming from Richton Park, Illinois.
He was a member of St. Mary’s Assumption Catholic Church in Bronson.
Richard was a graduate of Adapt and he enjoyed WWF Wrestling and riding his bicycle and time with his family.
Richard is survived by his parents: Richard and Patricia Rodriguez, (Patricia joined Richard in Heaven less than 24 hours following his passing); one sister: Toni (Clair) Swope of Sturgis; 15 nieces and nephews; 35 great nieces and nephews and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his siblings: James Clements, Arnold Clements, Mark A. Oliver, Patricia Ann Barkby, Cindy Miller and nephew: Michael R. Eby.
In accordance with family wishes cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 807 E. Chicago Rd. in Sturgis where a memorial service celebrating the lives of, Richard, Patricia and Richardo Rodriguez will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday. The Rev. Father Nicholas Sseggobe will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Bronson.
Memorial donations would be appreciated to the family c/o: Toni Swope, 703 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091.
Relatives and friends are encouraged to share memories and condolences at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.
Posted online on December 27, 2021