Benito Fernando Rodriguez, Jr., age 43, of Clovis, NM, passed away on April 18, 2012, in Curry County, NM.
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He was born on June 30, 1968, to Benito Rodriguez, Sr. and Julia Rodriguez in Little Field, TX. He married Jennifer Pacheco on June 19, 2006, in Clovis, NM. Benito enjoyed singing, dancing and was the clown of the family.
He is survived by his wife, Jennifer of the home; seven children: Leslie Rodriguez, Brian Rodriguez, Kayla Rodriguez, Kristen Rodriguez, Jo-Nathan Rodriguez, Julia Rodriguez and Jayden Rodriguez, all of Clovis; his father: Benito Rodriguez, Sr. of Clovis; three sisters: Belinda (Ed) Perales, Mary Ford and Joann (Daniel) Paredes all of Clovis; two brothers: Omar (Isi) Rodriguez of Clovis and Michael Rodriguez, all of Clovis; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m.- Monday, April 23, 2012, at Steed-Todd Chapel in Clovis, NM. Funeral Services are at 10:00 a.m. - Tuesday. April 24, 2012, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Clovis, NM with Father Sotero Sena officiating. Burial will follow at the Bovina Cemetery, Bovina, TX. Serving as Pall Bearers are; Manuel Hernandez, Joshua Castillo, Joseph Mondragon, Ray Suniga, Omar Rodriguez, Ben Trevino, Edwin Perales II, and Daniel Paredes.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Steed-Todd Funeral Home, 800 E Manana Blvd, Clovis, New Mexico (575) 763-5541. You may also sign the online guest registry at www.steed-todd.com
Published in the Clovis News Journal on Apr. 22, 2012