Gilbert Rodriguez, 69, passed away peacefully at his home in Mablevale, Aug. 28.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Trinidad and Adela Rodriguez; one daughter; Cynthia Byford and one sister; Gloria Salinas.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 31 years, Glenda; five children; Gilbert Jr., Robert, Harvey, Johnny and Gloria Rodriguez; two step-children; Charles Tyson and Glenda Glass; eighteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Four brothers; Joe, Hector, Trinidad and Dale Rodriguez; three sisters Eva Ybarra, Alice Tamez and Diane Lopez, all of South Texas.
He will be remembered for the kind heart, cheerful spirit and always a helping hand. We love you, husband, Dad, Gilbert and Papaw.
Funeral Mass will be held Friday, Sept. 2, 10 a.m. at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Little Rock.
Visitation and Rosary was held on Thursday, Sept, 1 at Peaceful Haven Funeral Home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Peaceful Haven Funeral Home. The family has requested in lieu of flowers that donations be made directly to the funeral home to help with the cost of the funeral services.
Online guestbook: www.peacefulhavenfuneralhome.com