Felix Rodriguez Figueroa, age 81, passed away on May 28, 2023.
Born on May 2, 1942, in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, Felix was the son of the late Juan Rodriguez and Andrea Figueroa. He grew up in a loving household alongside his siblings, Maria Esther Rodriguez, Gloria Rodríguez, Jaime Rodríguez, Rafael Rodriguez, Genaro Rodriguez, and Juan Bautista Moure. They shared a bond that remained unbreakable throughout their lives, supporting one another through both joys and sorrows.
From a young age, Felix displayed a remarkable zest for life and an unwavering commitment to his loved ones. He was a devoted husband to his late wife, Irma Rodriguez, with whom he shared many beautiful years of marriage. Their love was a shining example of dedication and mutual support, an enduring partnership that brought joy to those around them.
As a father, Felix was a constant source of guidance, love, and encouragement to his children. His memory will forever be cherished by his daughter, Claribel Rodriguez, and his sons, Felix Rodriguez Jr., Moises Rodriguez, and Eliezer Rodriguez. Felix's gentle spirit and warm smile will be remembered by all who knew him.
Felix's love extended beyond his immediate family, as he took great pride in being a grandfather and great-grandfather. His grandchildren, Jessica M. Vargas (Xavier), Leslie A. Burgos (Jose J. Lopez), Nathan Rodriguez, Natasha Rodriguez, Jazzy Rodriguez, Marquise Rodriguez, Jami Rodriguez, Joelys Arias, Eliezer Rodriguez Jr., Felix Gabriel Jr., Felicia Rodriguez, Anabel Rodriguez, Jesenia Rodriguez, and Ashley Rodriguez, were a constant source of joy and inspiration in his life. He treasured each moment spent with them, relishing in their laughter and accomplishments. Felix's great-grandchildren, Jariana, Janiyah, Jhadriel, Jose Jr., and Kenneth Jr., brought an additional spark of happiness to his heart, and he adored watching them grow and thrive.
Family and friends are welcome on Thursday, June 1, 2023, from 5 to 9 p.m., at Slone & Co. Life Celebration Center 3556 W. 130th St. Cleveland, OH 44111, where services will be held Friday, June 2, 2023, at 10 a.m. Interment Riverside Cemetery.