In loving memory of Alex Ruben Rodriguez of Whiteriver, Arizona passed away unexpectedly on March 20, 2020 at the age of 61.
Alex is survived by his wife DeJean Altaha-Rodriguez; son Alex Shash Rodriguez; a brother Angel Rodriguez; three nieces and one nephew.
Alex was born in San Diego, California on September 20, 1958 to the late Josephine and Robert Rodriguez.
He graduated from Arizona State University in August 1983 with a degree in Sociology. He was an entrepreneur and owned his business Flight Club a sports shoe and apparel business.
Alex was a devoted husband to DeJean and a kind-loving father to Alex Shash. He enjoyed playing basketball and an amateur tennis player often playing in tennis tournaments in Phoenix, Arizona. He enjoyed the outdoors and went fishing at Black River, camping and hiking with his dog Ducu. He enjoyed cooking and entertaining family and friends especially during the Christmas holiday. He was a problem solver and his work history includes working with troubled youth, a member of a suicide prevention team, education and wildland firefighting. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends and all who knew him.
A Celebration of Life service is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 30, 2020 at the Rodriguez residence on 113 Dry Spring Road in Cedar Creek Community, Whiteriver, Arizona. Reverend Alvin Martinez of the Cedar Creek Assembly of God Church will officiate.
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