Erasmo Rodriguez Jr.

August 26, 1937 - February 20, 2019
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Erasmo Rodriguez, Jr., 81, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

Mr. Rodriguez was a devoted husband, father, brother and educator.

He was a special education teacher and director for the Special Olympics for 30 years and always took great joy in helping others.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, of 52 years of marriage, Elsa Rodriguez; children, Anna Liza Rodriguez and Erasmo Jude (Kimberly) Rodriguez; granddaughter, Kaylee and his sister, Maria A. Lopez.  The family would like to express their utmost gratitude to Dr. Carlos Casas, Dr. Humberto Varela, the staff at Retama Manor West, Nurses on Wheels and caregiver Pedro.

The family will receive guests Monday, February 25, 2019, fro 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services.  A holy rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm.  Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at San Martin de Porres Catholic Church.  The funeral mass will start at 10:30 am.  Interment will follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ricky Lopez, Juan J. Lopez, Wilfredo Lopez, Jr., Adam Lopez, Juan E. Martinez, Arnulfo Martinez, and David Guerra.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr. Laredo, TX 78041 (956)723-3611.  You may leave condolences to the family online at

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, February 25, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Rosary: 7:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Time: 10:30 am

San Martin de Porres Catholic Church


1704 N. Sandman
Laredo, Texas 78041

Funeral Mass: 10:30 am

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Time: 11:30 am

Calvary Catholic Cemetery


3600 McPherson Ave.
Laredo, Texas 78041


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Born: August 26, 1937
Died: February 20, 2019

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Stanley and Rose Mary Cernosek posted on 3/2/19

Dear Elsa and family, Our deepest condolences for the loss of your beloved husband. Whenever we saw Erasmo at UA events, he always had a wonderful smile on his face. We pray for Erasmo’s eternal rest and God’s comfort to you and all the family.


Adalberto and Lupita Jaime posted on 2/28/19

We were so saddened to hear about the passing of Erasmo. He was a wonderful person and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May he rest in peace.


Nancy & David Cardwell posted on 2/27/19

Please accept our heartfelt condolences at this sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Rodriguez family during this difficult time. May the good Lord bless and give each of you comfort.


Daniel & Elsie Garcia posted on 2/25/19

Dearest Elsa and family, Its with sad thoughts we heard about the death of your beloved husband and father. Erasemo was a very special person. Unfortunately we will not be able to attend the services but our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have fond memories of such a special friend, he is now at peace with our Lord Jesus Christ and our prayers are with his beloved family.