Ralph David Rodriguez(1934 - 2013)

RALPH DAVID RODRIGUEZ April 4, 1934 - November 5, 2013 "David" Rodriguez, 79, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Jesus is lucky to have him by his side and is probably already laughing at the many jokes. David was born April 4, 1934 in Riverside, CA. David joined the U.S. Air Force and fought during the Korean War from 1951 - 1955. David leaves behind his wife of 57 years, Rachel (he called her "Princess" for all those years); siblings - Junie, Sylvia, Rosalee, Lydia and Ana; 4 children - Ralph, Patricia, Virgil and Carlos; 2 daughters-in-law - Petra and Galiena and 1 son- in-law - Chris; 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother Josie Lozano and his sister Lola. David loved working in his garden and doing everything he could for his Princess. David was loved by many and will be missed tremendously by all his Family. Services will be held November 18, 2013 at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Riverside.

Published in Press-Enterprise on Nov. 15, 2013