Tomas Rodriguez Jr.

January 3, 1966 - October 6, 2022
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Tomas Rodriguez, Jr., 56, entered into eternal rest on, Thursday, October 6, 2022.

Tomas was a proud Nixon High School graduate and football Captain of the class of ’84. He was a mentor to many in the community aside from being a Karate grand master, he had community involvement with Laredo Job Corp, the Laredo School District, and Parks and Recreation.

He is preceded in death by father, Tomas Rodriguez, Sr., maternal grandparents, Federico P. & Carmen Herrera; aunt, Guadalupe Herrera; paternal grandparents, Feliciano Medrano & Felicitas Rodriguez, and Rita Gaytan Rodriguez.

Tomas is survived by his mother, Regina Rodriguez; son, Juan (Reyna) Gonzalez; life partner, Sylvia Everett; grandchildren, Raquel, Catalina, and Mateo, siblings, Gerardo Rodriguez (Gardenia), Ana Rodriguez, Ricardo Rodriguez (Katherine M.), Celina Y. Flores (Rodolfo); nieces and nephews, Ricardo Rodriguez II, Karina Mora, Mark Rodriguez, Matthew Rodriguez, Rodolfo “RJ” Flores, Josue Flores, Anali Flores, Gerardo Rodriguez, and Regina Rodriguez; as well as his pug Princess; and numerous other family and friends.

The family will be receiving guests on Monday, October 10, 2022, in the Angelus chapel at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A Holy Rosary will be officiated at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services. A chapel service will be officiated at 9:30 am. Interment will follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ricardo Rodriguez, Ricardo Rodriguez II, Mark Rodriguez, Matthew Rodriguez, Gerardo Rodriguez, RJ, Josh, Rudy Flores, and Gerardo Rodriguez. Honorary pallbearers will be JJ Rendon, Angel Lopez, Arturo Murillo, Jerry Hernandez, Jojo Villafranca, and Juan Gonzalez.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to Dr. Marissa Gonzalez, Dr. Joseph Camero, Dr. Elsa Canales, and ICU Staff at Laredo Medical Center.

As per the family’s request, face masks are required for those attending the funeral service.

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

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, October 10, 2022

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Time: 9:30 am

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Calvary Catholic Cemetery


3600 McPherson Ave.
Laredo, Texas 78041


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Born: January 3, 1966
Died: October 6, 2022

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Mary Sharkey-Homrighaus posted on 12/26/22

My condolences to the family. I knew Tommy for years, when I lived in Laredo. We had chatted a couple weeks before. Rest high with the angels Tommy and the good lord. You will be missed, but one day we will all see each other again.


Dr Mario Medina posted on 10/24/22

In memory of Tomas Rodriguez Jr., Dr Mario Medina lit a candle


Mario Medina posted on 10/24/22

My deepest condolence to the family of my childhood friend Tommy ( Jerry /Ricky ) sincerely Raul Medina ( Froggy )


Maria G Hernandez posted on 10/18/22

My sincerest condolences to the Rodriguez Family and to Sylvia Everett on the loss of your loved one. May the Perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace.


Martin Martinez posted on 10/16/22

My condolences goes out to the family of Tommy . He was a great person. Rest In Peace Tom.


Sara Montemayor posted on 10/12/22

Rest In Peace Tommy!!


Gerardo Garcia posted on 10/11/22

My deepest condolences go out to my buddy, Gerardo Rodriguez and the entire Rodriguez family in this difficult time. My GOD heal you through the blood of our lord and savior JESUS CHRIST. May the Lord receive Tommy's soul into his heavenly kingdom. Rest in peace Tomas Rodriguez.


johnny garcia posted on 10/11/22

he was my sensei that taught me every thing I know about karate and he always said that I'll bleed, cry, and sweat for my hard work so I give my grantitude for the two years he has trained.


Andrew L Winans posted on 10/10/22

To my best friend and sensei Tommy thank you for all the wonderful years teaching me martial arts and accomplishing my goal of getting my first degree black belt going to miss you my friend always thinking of you and you’ll always have a place in my heart.


Idalia Newton posted on 10/10/22

Regina and family.My deepest condolences. May your son rest in peace. Many blessings and take care of your self friend. God bless you and your family ❣️.


Idalia Newton posted on 10/10/22

In memory of Tomas Rodriguez Jr., Idalia Newton lit a candle


Daniel Torres Jr. posted on 10/10/22

Our hearts go out to Tommys family .He was always there for you and you could count on him all the time. He was a great friend to myself and an awesome teacher to me and my boys. You will be missed, heaven has a new guardian.


Dan Maldondo posted on 10/10/22

I had known you since 4 grade Tommy boy! I will never forget all the times in H Ochoa elementary. Rest In Peace my fellow Mustang!!


Jesse Quijano posted on 10/7/22

My deepest condolences to the Rodriguez family Tommy Rest In Peace buddy.


Laura Garcia posted on 10/6/22

My deepest condolences. May he Rest In Peace. Prayers for Rodriguez family


Roberto Peralta Jr posted on 10/6/22

My sincere condolences to the Rodriguez family. May Tommy Rest In Peace.