MAY 28, 1958 – JANUARY 24, 2023
Ronald Edward Rodrigues Sr., age 64, of Nacogdoches, Texas passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at his home. He was born in Lufkin, Texas on May 28, 1958 and graduated from Nacogdoches High School in 1976. He worked at Champion Paper Mill in Lufkin for 29 years and was a self-employed carpenter for 23 years. Hobbies he enjoyed included fishing, hunting, gardening, and spending time with family. He was a hard worker. He also enjoyed canning vegetables and processing meat. Ronald would always help friends and family in need.
He was predeceased by his mother, Caroline Rodrigues; and grandparents, Alex Rodrigues and wife Annie Ramos. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Pamela Hartless Rodrigues; son, Ronald Edward Rodrigues Jr. and wife Cherylynn; daughters, Amber Childress and husband Dwayne, Jessica Ratliff, Kelly Wood and husband Derek; sister, Terry Jo Pruitt and husband Lee; brother, Donald Rodrigues and wife Jackie; nine grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and other family members.
A visitation will be held Friday, January 27, 2023 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors followed by a rosary at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1422 County Rd 724 in Nacogdoches. Mr. Rodrigues will be laid to rest in Moral Cemetery.
If desired, a donations may be made to Immaculate Conception Church or Moral Cemetery.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.casonmonk-metcalf.com for the Rodrigues family.