MADISON COUNTY - Angel Ralph Rodriguez, 82, passed away from this life Saturday, March 29, 2014, after a courageous battle against a long term illness.
Angel was a native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, and moved to the United States in the 1950’s. He resided for periods in New York and Tampa, Fla., before making his home in the Madison County area. Mr. Rodriguez was preceded in death by a close friend, Kathleen Kamman.
Survivors include sons, Robert Rodriguez, Holiday, Fla., Ralph Rodriguez and daughter, Sandra Rodriguez, Tampa, Fla.; brothers, Ramon Rodriguez, Tampa, Fla., and Hector Rodriguez, Texas; sisters, Maria, Nellie, Carmen and Rosa, Puerto Rico; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East chapel, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.