Mr. Pedro “Pete” Rodriguez Jr., age 59, of Hiawassee, Georgia passed away following an extended illness on February 10, 2018. Pete was born in Houston, Texas on February 7, 1959 to Pedro Rodriguez Sr. and the late Guadalupe Reyna. Pete lived a Christ centered life, preaching and translating services for many years. He enjoyed tinkering with computers and electronics. Pete was preceded in death by two brothers, Ricardo Rodriguez who passed in the line of duty for Harris county Texas Sheriff’s department and Mark Anthony Rodriguez. Pete is survived by his loving and faithful wife of 37 years, Katrina Youngblood Rodriguez of Hiawassee, Georgia; daughter, Kendra Laya Rodriguez of Hiawassee, Georgia; sister and brother-in-law, Lilly and Ervin Jones of Houston, Texas; and brother and sister-in-law John and Paula Rodriguez also of Houston Texas and twelve nieces and nephews: Arthur Braito, Angelo Braito, Anthony Braito, Mark Rodriguez Jr., Kristina Rodriguez, Eric Rodriguez also of Houston. Jennifer Yates, Lauren Yates, Kimberly Youngblood, Lisa Urbanke, Sara Berrong all of Georgia. Jerald Hancock a host of great nieces and nephews and friends also survive.
Visitation: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 12:00 to 2:00 PM at North Mt. Zion Church of God
Services: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 2:00 PM at North Mt. Zion Church of God with Bishop Raburne Wilson officiating. Music provided by Ryan Wilson, LaTisha Usher, Alexis Hayes and Kendra Rodriguez.
Interment: Following the service at North Mt. Zion Church of God cemetery with Rev. Glen Eller officiating.
Pallbearers: Francisco Cabrera, Lamar Webster, Margarito Rangel, Dale Youngblood, Tony Dinatale, Ervin Jones, Scott Eller and Jonathan Rodriguez.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Banister Funeral Home to help defray funeral expenses.
Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.