Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Monday, June 27, 2011, at the school gymnasium in Kim, Colo., for Jimmie Leroy Rodriguez, 64, of Roswell who passed away Sunday, June 19, 2011, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. A viewing of the body will be held on Sunday, June 26, 2011, from 7 to 9 p.m., also at the school gymnasium.
Jimmie was born Dec. 22, 1946, in Kim, to Pete and Maria Isabelle Royball Rodriguez. They preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his brother Vince Rodriguez and best friend Bonnie Lou, his dog.
He is survived by his son J.R. Rodriguez II and his wife Karen of Albuquerque; his daughters, Trina Martinez and her husband Wayne of Albuquerque, Trisa Martinez and her husband Randy of Denver, and Lisa Martinez and her husband Bryan, of Denver; his brothers, Lester and Harvey Rodriguez, both of Denver, and Raymond Rodriguez of Kim; his sisters, Ida Spahr and her husband Joe, of Trinchera, Colo., and Rita Jacques and her husband Frank, of Kim; 16 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and one on the way.
Arrangements in Colorado have been entrusted to Mullare Murphy Funeral Home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com.