Tio Jose has gone to meet his maker.
He is preceded in death by his parents Aniceto Rodriguez and Felicetas Jimenez; his wife Antonia Guzman; brothers Juan, Eliberto andAlvaro Rodriguez; and sisters Lorenor Martinez, Eva Rodriguez and Andrea Villanuevo.
He was raised in Cloudcroft and worked picking apples most of his life. He will be missed by his niece Leticia Gabaldon and her family, who were there for him.
He enjoyed playing harmonic and singing. He loved telling stories of his past.
The rosary will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. Mass will follow at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 705 Delaware Ave, Alamogordo.
The family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the arrangements.