Ray Rodriguez age 84, a resident of Ranchos de Taos, passed away peacefully on February 26, 2020.
He was preceded in death by his wife Amada Rodriguez; son Richard Rodriguez; parents Luciano and Pablita Rodriguez; and his brothers Apolonio, Antonio and Luciano Rodriguez.
Ray had a passion for cars, which was evident being that he worked for many years as an auto parts manager at local dealerships throughout his adult life. He was known as a jokester, with a witty personality. He also enjoyed listening to music.
Ray is survived by his loving children Bernadette Caraveo (Oscar), Rosalie Cardenas (Eloy), Martin Rodriguez, Benjamin Rodriguez (Maria), Theresa Rodriguez, Roberto Rodriguez, James Rodriguez (Christina); grandchildren Sonia Caraveo, LeRoy Cardenas, Jesse Ray Rodriguez, Isaac Rodriguez, Colette Rodriguez, Felicia Rodriguez, Jessica Rodriguez, Diego Rodriguez, Yazmin Rodriguez, Amara Appa Rodriguez; 9 great-grandchildren; special niece Minerva Jaramillo and many other loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
A private Celebration of his Life will be held at a later date.
The family of Ray Rodriguez has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. 1-866-657-4019 www.devargastaos.com