RODRIGUEZ, Ryan Christian, born July 26, 1971. On August 20th, 2013, Heaven picked up a new cleanup hitter whose warm heart, infectious smile and laugh will be unforgotten. He is survived by his parents Frank & Denise Traina, Albert & Shirley Rodriguez; siblings Frankie (Angelica) & Mikie (Jessi) Traina, Chrissy Dorion (Greg) & Paul Rodriguez; grandparents Mike & Dee Busciglio, Albert & Ida Rodriguez; "brothers" Shawn (Lisa) & John Hooker; his aunts and uncles, Arlene (Tony), Michael (Mary), Michele, Rick (Patricia), cousins Monica & Rosalie and countless friends, many he considered brothers, Ray, Eli, Todd, Allen, Stevie, Eddie, Thomas, Marcus, Kevin, Vince, Richard M. and Frank; his "boys" Bo and Porro. Visitation and funeral service will be held Saturday, August 24th at Garden of Memories beginning at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to Humane Society of Tampa.
Published in TBO.com on Aug. 23, 2013