Lorenzo S. Rodriguez Jr., 78, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008.

He was born Aug. 9, 1934 to Lorenzo Rodriguez Sr. and Anita Salinas. He was a Catholic and a member of the Knights of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Amelia Ramos Rodriguez.

He is survived by his children, Rudy (Frances) Rodriguez, Rene (Julie) Rodriguez, Delma Rodriguez, all of Robstown, and Patricia (Gilbert) Gonzalez of St. Mary's, Ga.; his brother, Ruben Rodriguez of Robstown; his sister, Irma Flores of Sandia; 11 grandchildren, Gabrielle Anita Rodriguez, Alejandro Rodriguez, Rudy Rodriguez Jr., Leah Karolyn Rodriguez, Rene Rodriguez Jr., Ryan Rodriguez, Robert Rodriguez, Albert Rojas III and Alyssa Rojas, all of Robstown, Samantha Gonzalez and Victoria Gonzalez, both of Georgia; two great grandchildren, Andrew Rodriguez and Devon Rodriguez, both of Robstown; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment followed in Robstown Memorial Park.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.