Ysidro John Rodriguez

September 1, 1939 - July 22, 2021

Ysidro John Rodriguez, 81, of Silsbee, died Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Silsbee Oaks Health Care. He was born September 1, 1939, in Silsbee, to Otilia Gonzalez Rodriguez and Isidro Rodriguez.

He was a United States Army veteran. Ysidro was a longtime member of St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Silsbee. He was a big Silsbee Tiger’s fan and a member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Mark’s Council, #8594. Ysidro retired from MeadWestvaco as a millwright after over fifty years of employment. He enjoyed gardening and piddling around the house. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandpa, and Paw Paw.

Ysidro is survived by his daughters, Esther Tilghman and her husband, Allen, of Leesville, Louisiana; Rebekka Wright and her husband, William Daniel, of Silsbee; Maja Pollock and her husband, Aaron, of Sour Lake; son, Benjamin Rodriguez and his wife, Tobetha, of Lumberton; grandchildren, Allen Michael, Autumn, Spencer, Gavin, Malena, Natalya, Iliana, and Genevieve; great-granddaughter, Sadie; sister-in-law, Pam Rodriguez of San Antonio; numerous nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife of over fifty-five years, Roswitha Rodriguez; grandson, Trey Tilghman; and brothers, Manuel, Rito, Serafin, Jesse, and Joe Rodriguez.

A gathering of Mr. Rodriguez’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with his Rosary recited at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. His funeral service, with military honors, will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at Broussard’s, Silsbee, with his interment to follow at Rest Haven Cemetery, Silsbee.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 905 North 9th Street, Silsbee, Texas 77656.

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Resthaven Cemetery

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Funeral Service

Funeral Service
  • 490 cemetery road silsbee tx 77656
  • 07/28/2021
  • 10:00 am

Rosary

Rosary
  • 490 cemetery road silsbee tx 77656
  • 07/27/2021
  • 6:30 pm

Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
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  • 07/27/2021
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Patsy Pickering

Sorry to hear about your Dad. I remember meeting your Mom and Dad when Annette and Maji started to school. A lot has happened since then but we still remember friends throught it all. My Love to you all and my door is always open for coffee or conversation or I've been told I have big shoulders. God will carry you throught this too. Love Patsy

Ron & Peggy Sterling Scarborough/Georgetown, TX

Know you are being thought of from across the miles. Your parents were loved by many….Salt of the Earth.