Enrique Rocha

May 11, 1962 - November 5, 2022
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Enrique Rocha, 60, entered into eternal rest on, Saturday, November 5, 2022.

Enrique was a Master Electrician, having studied in Waco at Texas State Technical College. He retired from Laredo College in August 2021 after 35 years of service. He loved spending time with his family barbecuing, gathering with loved ones, he was the life of the party, and after retiring he would always say “every day is a Saturday.” He was a devoted husband, father, and a deeply spiritual person who was known for his generous heart. He will be missed but never forgotten.

He is preceded in death by his father, Salomon Rocha Jr.; brother, Carlos Luis Rocha; maternal grandparents, Enrique Ortiz & Evangelina Ortiz-Ornelas; paternal grandparents, Salomon Rocha Sr. & Idonlina Rocha-Lerma.

Enrique is survived by his wife, Hilda E. Rocha; children, Enrique (Kimberly) Rocha Jr., Kimberly (Nicholas) Shelley, and Anthony Shane Rocha; mother, Dora Elia Rocha; grandchildren, Olivia Ximena Rocha; siblings, Salomon (Kelvin) Rocha III, and Marissa (Jimmie) McManus; as well as other family and friends.

The family will be receiving guests on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, in the Angelus chapel at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A Holy Rosary will begin at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2022, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church located at 2219 Galveston St, Laredo, TX 78043. The Funeral Mass will begin at 9:00 am. Interment will follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may leave your condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Service Information

Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022

Time: 9:00 am

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church


2219 Galveston
Laredo, Texas 78043

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022

Calvary Catholic Cemetery


3600 McPherson Ave.
Laredo, Texas 78041


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Timeline for Enrique Rocha

Born: May 11, 1962
August 1, 2021
Laredo College retirement parade
Laredo College retirement parade
Died: November 5, 2022

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The staff of Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services.


Kimberly Shelley posted on 11/14/22

Saying you will be missed is an understatement, you are the biggest void I will never be able to fill. You were my best friend, an amazing father and role model, you gave me strength when I didn’t have it, the will power to want to succeed and do more. You were everything. I love you dad. I know your all around me because I feel it, in everything I see and touch. Every question I have I know you will lead me in the right direction. Forever giving me your guidance.


Beatriz Gutierrez, LC South Campus Coordinator posted on 11/10/22

My sincere condolences to you and your family. Let the light of God shine upon him!!!


Bertha Moncivais posted on 11/10/22

Our most sincere heartfelt condolences to the Rocha Family and God's Angels embrace the Family in this difficult moment. Our prayers, love and hugs are with you all! Homer and Bertha Moncivais


Blanca Teran posted on 11/9/22

Nuestras más sinceras condolencias para la familia Rocha ;Dios les de sanidad a sus corazones :Un gran amigo y exelente compañero de trabajo de mi esposo y mío de Laredo college Roberto Teran y Blanca Teran


Linda B. Tays posted on 11/9/22

My condolences to the family, you will be greatly missed Mr. Rocha. Praying for the Family. Rest in peace Mr. Rocha


PRISCILLA G MEDINA posted on 11/9/22

My deepest Condolences to the family, Mr. Rocha was a highly respected employee of the college always willing to assist and help others. My prayers for the family.


JJ posted on 11/9/22

i am so sorry for your loss. we will be praying for your family.


Leticia Martinez posted on 11/8/22

My condolences to the whole Rocha family. May our Lord grant you Strength and Comfort during this difficult time. Mr Rocha did some electrical work for me. The last time he brought his son (Nixon student). He was so proud of him. He was a very nice man.


Manuel Garza posted on 11/8/22

My deepest condolences to the Rocha family. I worked with Henry at Laredo College for 34 years we even shared our work office at the central cooling plant for 15 years we relied in each other in tough times and help each other all the time. he was a true professional at work always willing to help everyone with a smile. in our last years of work during our afternoon breaks at the Kazen center we will always talked about how blessed we were to finally made it to retirement you will be missed but not forgotten. RIP 🙏 Brother Manuel Garza


Amber Bradshaw posted on 11/8/22

My condolences and many prayers to the family. Thinking of you in this very difficult time.


Christina Dilley posted on 11/8/22

Kike and family, May your hearts be comforted with God’s peace during this time. We are praying for you. Christina Dilley (Reyes) & family


Robert Gomez posted on 11/8/22

Rocha always had a smile on his face. You will be missed, brother. Rest in Peace.


San Juanita Gonzalez posted on 11/8/22

My deepest condolences to the Rocha family. May God give you strength in this difficult time. I'm so sorry Chaparra San Juanita Gonzalez


Richard Hughes posted on 11/8/22

Rest in Peace My Old Friend.


Amparo Loera & Jorge Loera posted on 11/8/22

Our deepest condolences to the family. May he rest in peace.


William posted on 11/8/22

I'm completely speechless. We spoke on the phone 3 weeks ago about coming over after Thanksgiving. I am in total shock. I am extremely sorry.


Joe Paz posted on 11/7/22

My deepest sympathy and prayers for you and your Family. May be rest in peace. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻


Rick Montes. posted on 11/7/22

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Pablo Munoz posted on 11/7/22

Deepest condolences to the Rocha family. Mr Rocha was a good man, an amazing father figure and the epitome of a family man.


Carlos Blanco Jr. posted on 11/7/22

Rest in peace Henry. I will never forget all the good times we had back in the 70's. We went to Ryan, Lamar and Nixon. We were both in band while attending Ryan. The years passed. We grew up. But we always ran into each other at the Whataburger on Guadalupe. When I had my 68 Malibu we would cruise the streets of Laredo listening to Boston, Legs Diamond, Steve Miller, Van Halen, Ted Nugent, ZZ Top, Heart and other such Rock & Roll bands. We had so much fun. We were in our late teens. Life was cruising, drinking some beer, listening to music, laughing without a care in the world. You will me be missed my friend. Rest in peace. Carlos Blanco Jr.


Ricardo G. Iniguez posted on 11/7/22

Our most sincere sympathy and condolence for your loss. Enrique was always someone we knew we could count on. On behalf of my brother Alfredo and myself, Ricardo Iniguez, we would like to wish for the family a fast recovery. We will miss Enrique


VICTORIA RODRIGUEZ posted on 11/7/22

I am so sorry for your loss.


Brenda Wolfe posted on 11/7/22

My condolences to his family. He would always greet us in the halls at the Martinez Fine Arts Center when we'd report need for help. Always sweet and explained reasons for delays if there was any. He was always appreciated by our department.


Dimitri Garcia posted on 11/7/22

Hermano...you were always there when I needed help and we will never understand why our Lord takes the best people in our lives...your smile and laughter will be with me until it's my time but know this, you will always be with me in spirit. Rest now my brother for the Lord has opened his doors in Heaven for you. You and Carlos are now together for eternity. I won't say good-bye but see you later...May God bless your family carnal...hermanos forever...Dimitri


Elva Boubel posted on 11/7/22

My most sincere condolences for your loss.


Donald R. Hale posted on 11/7/22

Rest in peace my friend! My deepest condolences to your family


Eliud Valdez posted on 11/7/22

You will be missed my friend & Mentor!!, may you rest in peace brother!